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pain on lower left could it be appendix

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
39 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Probably not: The appendix is normally located in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, so that is where the pain & tenderness localize in appendicitis. Only ver ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Air: seen in the appendix is generally a good & normal finding often indicating no appendicitis. But a complete evaluation by a doctor is necessary. Ma ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: You cannot feel an appendix through the abdomen. The abdomen tenderness and pain are due to inflammation in the surrounding area. There are many thing ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Femoral hernia??: See your doc, tell him your history and get a physical exam to find out what is going on in you.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked: Acute appendicitis will cause pain in right lower abdomen, usually associated with nausea/vomiting.No bm, loss of appetite and may or may not have fev ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your surgeon: You should see your surgeon who did the surgery (if not available - see any surgeon)
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisha Chellam
31 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS and colon: Colon thickening needs you to follow up with a gastroenterologist to get this checked and even biopsied. Irritable bowel symptoms usually improve wit ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: If its appendicitis, the usually treatment is surgery to remove the appendix. There are things that can mimick appendicitis, and appendicitis can be t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
We don't have: adequate info to try to diagnose this. Emergency rooms are excellent for urgent situations. However, one's regular physician (or sometimes a specialis ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kim
43 years experience General Surgery
Stones, ovary, ..: Pain" near the appendix"may arise from the ovary, abdominal muscles, terminal ileum, colon. Ureters etc. You can have stool or stones in the appendix ... Read More
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