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How did our ancestors on the prairie treat appendicitis?

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Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Varies

Some used a six foot ditch while others used the "rock pile" method.
Seriously, not all cases of untreated appendicitis is fatal. Thanks to modern medicine, patients are diagnosed before the inflammed appendix ruptures.

In brief: Varies

Some used a six foot ditch while others used the "rock pile" method.
Seriously, not all cases of untreated appendicitis is fatal. Thanks to modern medicine, patients are diagnosed before the inflammed appendix ruptures.
Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
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