Causes of Appendicitis
When there is a blockage inside the appendix, a person may develop appendicitis. Causes of the appendix blockage can include feces, bacterial or viral infection in the digestive tract, traumatic injury, or genetics. If the blockage is not treated quickly, the appendix could rupture.
What Causes Appendicitis?
Appendicitis is caused by a blockage of the inside of the appendix (also known as the lumen).