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About Appendicitis Treatments
is typically treated with surgery to remove the . The surgery is performed in a hospital; general anesthesia is needed. If appendicitis is suspected, especially in patients who have persistent and , or signs of a burst appendix and , a health care provider will often suggest surgery without conducting diagnostic testing. Prompt surgery decreases the chance that the appendix will burst.
Surgery to remove the is called an . A surgeon performs the surgery using one of the following methods:
With adequate care, most people recover from and do not need to make changes to diet, , or lifestyle. Surgeons recommend limiting physical activity for the first 10 to 14 days after a and for the first 3 to 5 days after …