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Question: Appendix

 stanster - Thu Jan 06, 2005 6:42 pm

What is the likle'lihood of having an appendicitis attack at my age or when I'm older? By the way I'm a 36 year old male. I have always heard that it happens mainly to the younger generation. What can a person do to prevent attacks from happening?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Fri Jan 07, 2005 9:19 am

User avatar Hi stanster,
Appendicitis commonly affects young adults but may occur in any age group. As for prevention, to my knowledge, I'm not aware of any.

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