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What happens if appendicitis is not treated?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If an inflamed appendix is not removed, there is a high risk of it bursting. That is why it is important to get symptoms of appendicitis checked promptly. Watch Dr. Oz discuss appendicitis.


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