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  • Surgeries and Procedures: Appendectomy for Parents


    It's important to understand the ins and outs of an appendectomy so you know what to expect if your child has this procedure.

  • Appendicitis for Kids


    What's an appendix and why do they sometimes need to be removed? Find out in this article for kids.

  • Appendicitis for Parents


    Appendicitis requires immediate medical attention, so it's important to know its symptoms. The earlier it's caught, the easier it is to treat.

  • What Is Elective Surgery? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Word! Appendicitis for Kids


    Appendicitis happens when a part of the digestive system called the appendix gets inflamed or swells up.

  • Appendicitis for Teens


    Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, and requires surgery. Find out the symptoms and what doctors do to treat it.

  • Word! Appendix for Kids


    The appendix is a small sac attached to the large intestine.

  • Stomachaches for Kids


    Ugh. Bellyaches. Find out what causes tummy trouble in this article for kids.