It typically takes about 72 hours from the time the blockage forms to when the appendix perforates.
- Q What's the purpose of the appendix?
- Q Why do I have an appendix if I can live without it?
- Q What happens if the appendix bursts inside of me?
- Q What will recovery be like after my child's appendix is removed?
- Q Where is the appendix located?
- Q What is the appendix?