The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
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Have you had your appendix out?

Discussion in 'General Symptoms' started by Allyson, May 11, 2013.

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Have you had you had your appendix removed for urgent reasons ( not elective)

  1. Yes

    44.4%
  2. No

    50.0%
  3. No....but a close faily relative has (parent sibling child)

    5.6%
  4. Yes ......and a close family relative has too (parent sibling child)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Allyson

    Allyson

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    Have you had you had your appendix removed for urgent reasons ( not elective)

    I am interested in this because the cause of appendicitis is still unknown.

    Diverticulitis is a known condition associated with EDS but appencitis is not - to my knowledge.

    SO if you have Fibro/ME/cfs /EDS your answeer would be greatly appreciated,

    thanks in advance for replies and feel free to add comments to clarify etc.
     
  2. bspg

    bspg Plant Queen

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    Rebooting this thread, as I've been curious as to how many PWME have had their appendix removed and if they noticed any ill effects from it.

    I had mine removed in 2012. Then I had a year from hell in 2013 (a breakup, moving, graduating, my dad died), then started getting really sick toward the end of 2014.

    It's hard to say if my appendix removal made things worse but I wish I still had one.
     

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