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How do doctors test for appendicitis?

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In brief: CT Scan

Acute appendicitis is diagnosed by the history, physical exam, a blood test to see if there is an infection, and ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis which is very sensitive at detecting acute appendicitis or complications of appendicitis.

In brief: CT Scan

Acute appendicitis is diagnosed by the history, physical exam, a blood test to see if there is an infection, and ct scan of the abdomen and pelvis which is very sensitive at detecting acute appendicitis or complications of appendicitis.
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