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Can working too hard cause appendicitis?

By Anonymous November 18, 2016 - 7:53pm
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I work at a production plant pulling tangled wet sheets and I was wondering does over bearing work cause an appendicitis.

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Hello Anon,

Thank you for your question today!

Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes blocked, many times by stool, a foreign body, in some cases cancer. A blockage may also occur from infection since the appendix swells in response to any infection in the body. It's unlikely your job will cause this. I've provided a link below that will give you more detailed information on appendicitis.



November 19, 2016 - 6:16am
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