Prevention of Acute Appendicitis


Prevention list: Methods of prevention of Acute Appendicitis mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Acute Appendicitis.

  • High-fiber diet
  • Avoid certain infections
  • Breast feeding - extended breast feeding seems to reduce the risk of a child later getting appendicitis.

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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