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Do I have to change my life after my appendix is removed?

Joan Haizlip, MSN
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

Once your appendix is removed you can live a normal life again. You will not need to make any changes in your diet or lifestyle.

After your appendix is removed, your surgeon will require some restrictions during your recovery. But once this is complete you shouldn’t need to make any noticeable changes in your diet, activity or normal activities.

After the appendix is removed, there aren't any lifestyle changes that need to be made by the patient.

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