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What is the correct first aid procedure for treating abdominal gunshot wounds?

What is shown continuously on television and movies is that they either die fairly quickly, or, if you apply pressure, then get the bullet out, the patient will recover. That's not the case. The ...
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Is there ever a time when an appendicitis is not an emergency? Could it explain chronic pain in lower abdomen/pelvis?

Chronic appendicitis is possible but rare (PubMed Central). Crohn's disease and ovarian cyst are more common cause of the right lower abdominal pain. Constipation and IBS are even more common.
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