A 19-year-old female asked:
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can you feel stress or anxiety pain where appendix is located ? i'm just wondering since you can have low abdomen pain with stress & anxiety

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Dr. Catherine Shaw
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possible: Yes it's possible that anxiety could create lower abdomen pain. However, if you worry that pain is from appendix, you should have it checked by your primary doctor. This should ease your mind.
Answered on Apr 25, 2014

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