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 single best way to treat a gunshot wound to the abdomen is to get the person to a hospital as soon as possible. Even if you have IV fluids at your disposal, there ...


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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