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A short poem from your tiny appendix. Let's hope your appendix is only bursting with love this Valentine's Day.
Did yours actually burst? Replace it with an appendix plush! WARNING: Not transplantable! But certainly huggable.
Appendicitis is a painful medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and filled with pus, a fluid made up of dead cells and inflammatory tissue that often results from an infection. Appendicitis is one of the leading causes of sudden severe abdominal pain requiring surgery in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). You can also refer to this article which states all the necessary details about appendicitis https://www.everydayhealth.com/appendicitis/guide/