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How is appendicitis treated in children?
Specific treatment for appendicitis will be determined by your child's health care provider based on the following:
What happens during appendix surgery for children?
The appendix may be removed in two ways:
Is immediate surgery always necessary if a child has appendicitis?
What happens after my child leaves the hospital?
Your physician will generally recommend that your child not do any heavy lifting, play contact sports, or "rough-house" for several weeks after the operation.
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