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How can you prevent appendicitis?

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There is no way to prevent appendicitis. However, appendicitis may be less common in people who eat foods high in fiber, such as fresh fruits and vegetables.

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

The Mayo Clinic. 

American College of Surgeons.

University of Maryland Medical Center. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 20, 2019

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

The Mayo Clinic. 

American College of Surgeons.

University of Maryland Medical Center. 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 20, 2019

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