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Can appendicitis lead to "muscle guarding" or tighteness around a specific area?
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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In brief: Yes
In the abdomen muscles due to inflammation in the abdominal cavity.

In brief: Yes
In the abdomen muscles due to inflammation in the abdominal cavity.
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