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What are the treatments for appendicitis?

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Surgery to remove the appendix, which is called an appendectomy, is the standard treatment for appendicitis.

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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