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how do you know the difference between stomach pain vs appendix issues
A member asked:
10 years experience Family Medicine
Location and timing: Kinda like real estate, the issue with abdominal pain is location and timing. Stomach pain will tend to stay over your stomach while appendix pain can ... Read More
43 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes difficult: Pain from a sick appendix will typically end up localizing to the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. There may be nausea, may be low grade fever an ... Read More
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pain of appendicitis: This is not easy and unless you are a doctor you should not attempt to diagnosis stomach pain vs. Appendicitis. If you are having prolonged stomach p ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps: Appendicitis can start with mild pain around the belly button. The pain worsens over time. It can become sharp with loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe but...: "stomach pain" can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "w ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Several things: One of common causes is inflammation in distal small bowel and right colon , enteritis. in female ovaries with cysts that rupture are not uncommon to ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
24 years experience Gastroenterology
Strained muscle : Bcos appendix would take you to the er.
Cough can cause muscle strain.
A female asked:
17 years experience General Practice
Possible: In children, abdominal pain with fever can also be a pneumonia, b/c pain is typically referred to the diaphragm. The appendix initially presents wit ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
31 years experience General Surgery
Nonspecific: Lower abdominal pain is nonspecific, has many causes, and is usually not dangerous. If severe, or unrelenting, see your primary care provider for a mo ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. Can see doctor.: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsens over time, with fever coming on ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
60 years experience Pain Management
May be normal: Thge prep may be highlighting the painful area by stimulating it from inside the gut.
The colonoscopy should find the problem.
A 40-year-old female asked:
9 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on stomach: Where in stomach, where in abdomen, between belly button and rib cage, or below belly button, on right or left. Probably not gonna show in colonoscopy ... Read More
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