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Appendicitis prevention

There are no medically proven ways to prevent appendicitis. There is no known diet to prevent appendicitis.

Last reviewed: November 2016

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Appendicitis - myDr.com.au

Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. It usually starts with the main symptom of pain around the navel that moves to the lower right abdomen.

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Appendicitis in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. Find out about appendicitis symptoms, and what to do if you think your child has appendicitis.

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Appendicitis | Better Health Channel

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Appendicitis | The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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Appendectomy

An appendectomy is usually carried out on an emergency basis to treat appendicitis.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Abdominal pain (stomach ache)

Children often complain of stomach ache (pain in the tummy). It can be a sign of illness, but often a child will have pain, but not be unwell.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Your appendix

It is attached to the beginning of your large intestine (the caecum - say: see-kem), near where the small and large intestines meet.

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Pain

Pain is one of the bodys important alarm systems, warning us that we are under threat

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Lax-Tab Tablets - myDr.com.au

Lax-Tab Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Crohn's disease - myDr.com.au

Crohn's disease is a long-term inflammatory condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Most cases of Crohn's disease are diagnosed between the ages of about 15 and 30.

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