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what is smoldering appendicitis and the symptoms

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what is smoldering appendicitis and the symptoms?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 years ago.
Hello
It doesn't really exist
who diagnosed this?
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 years ago.
simply use reply to respond
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Argentinian & Canadian & Dominican GI doctors all concurred on a smoldering appendix when I was hospitalized in the Dominican in a private hospital. I returned to the US for treatment and my American GI did all kinds of testing with all results being negative.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 years ago.
OK
I see
What this would mean would be an appendicitis that would not have become acute yet...so waiting to get worse.

Clearly you did not have an infected appendicitis.
This was a guess, unless a CT scan should an inflamed appendix.

Good luck

Let me know if you have further questions


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