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Apendix Issue

There is no known way to prevent appendicitis. However, if you are able to recognize appendicitis symptoms, you can prevent serious appendicitis complications from occurring. Removing the appendix is the only sure cut way of preventing appendicitis Is it true?
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Hey, A blockage in the lining of the appendix that results in infection is the likely cause of appendicitis. Surgical removal is the only mode of intervention . Prophylactic removal is not recommended as every one will not have this. Only inflammed appedix is removed by doctors , nobody removes normal one .sometimes symptoms overlap with one another , investigations and local examination helps in confirming diagnosis.
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