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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Juno
21 years experience General Surgery
Right Side: The appendix is located on the right side in men and women. However is can vary. It can be located anywhere on the right side up to the ribs and als ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
Right Lower Quad: Your appendix is in the right lower quadrant of your abdomen. Holly:tell the patient what you have been taught- put thumb on asis(that bone that stick ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Kahn
30 years experience Pathology
Right lower abdomen: Think of your appendix as a "finger shaped" appendage that hangs off the beginning of your large intestines in the vicinity of your right lower abdome ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
In almost all: Cases, in the right lower quadrant of abdomen. However, the tip of it can lie in the pelvis, behind the cecum in the retrocecal position, right upper ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Right lower abdomen: Usually located in right lower quadrant of abdomen. Appendix sits at the junction of the small intestine and large intestine. It’s a thin tube about ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaypal Arya
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Right lower abdomen: appendix is on right side of lower abdomen. pain is severe enough to seek care asap.rarely symptoms are atypical and the diagnosis can be missed and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Location: The appendix is located at the base of the cecum, near the ileocecal valve. This corresponds to the right lower region of your abdomen.
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
11 years experience Radiology
No: Pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen of a female can be caused by many things including appendicitis, ovarian problems (cysts, torsion, inf ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Need to see doctor: There's many causes for that pain. Please see your doctor and still need to rule out appendicitis.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Yes: The appendix lies fairly deep and it would be difficult to rupture from that type of trauma. The appendix ruptures when the lining is inflamed and ab ... Read More
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