The appendix is a small organ located in your lower abdomen. It has no known purpose or function. 

Even so, infection or inflammation of the appendix, a condition known as appendicitis, is a common health issue that can be potentially serious.  Let’s find out more about appendicitis. 

In this video, Dr. Vinod Kumar Mishra, a senior gastroenterologist, answers the following questions in Hindi:

1) What are the symptoms of appendicitis?

2) How is appendicitis treated?

3) What is appendectomy?

4) Are there any potential complications of appendectomy?

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