Is the Appendicitis Hereditary?

Q:
Is the appendicitis hereditary?

A:
Appendicitis is not hereditary. Appendicitis can be caused by other diseases, but it is not caused by heredity.

Some diseases that may cause appendicitis include acute enteritis, upper respiratory infection (URI) and appendix inflection.

Besides, some other situations such as overeating, excessive drinking, and appendix blocked by fecal material, foreign body may also lead to appendicitis.

If you think you may get appendicitis, you should consult your doctor for advice.

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