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Can IBS cause the appendicitis to flair up?

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Dr. T Chandrakant

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Posted on Fri, 25 May 2018 in Abdominal Pain
Question: Can IBS cause the apendix to flair up?
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Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Yes, it can

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your query, albeit short and specific.
Noted the history you have provided.
Since appendix is a part of large bowel which is affected in IBS, appendicitis can get flared up.
Since you have severe symptoms I hope investigations too have been done.
Please give details.

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