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How do I prevent appendicitis?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unknown.

As we don't really understand what causes appendicitis, we have no way to prevent it.
Like many acute illnesses, the sooner we diagnose it, the better people do.

In brief: Unknown.

As we don't really understand what causes appendicitis, we have no way to prevent it.
Like many acute illnesses, the sooner we diagnose it, the better people do.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: You don't

Can't be done. It's just bad luck.

In brief: You don't

Can't be done. It's just bad luck.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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