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theepochtimes - 3 month ago

Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Surgery Often Not Needed

CHICAGO—When emergency tests showed the telltale right-sided pain in Heather VanDusen s abdomen was appendicitis, she figured she d be quickly wheeled into surgery. But doctors offered her the option of antibiotics instead. A new study from Finland shows her choice is a reasonable alternative for most patients with appendicitis. Five years after treatment with antibiotics, almost [ ]

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