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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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An inflammation of the vermiform appendix, usually the result of an infection caused by a blockage. In addition to pain, symptoms may include fever, nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea.


Massage should not be administered if appendicitis is suspected or if there is an unidentified pain in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen. Client should see a physician immediately.

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