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appendix was inflamed, Is it safe to fly?

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I have recently had a bit of abdominal pain and been quite sick. My blood was fine but my appendix was inflamed. I feel fine now except for a small ache in my right side. I am meant to be going to Thailand next week. Is it safe to fly? Or will it provoke my appendix to burst?


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replied January 24th, 2012
Appendix and Appendicitis Answer A30755
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

To assess a severity and severity of your condition, a CT of the abdomen is very essential.

In case, you were treated with a conservative approach, and it was effective, then you may have recovered.

The best way to assess your current condition and effect of the treatment, you may need to consult your treating doctors.

In case, you have recovered well, then there will be no restrictions on your travel.


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