A 19-year-old female asked:
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is it possible to have mild pain where appendix is located if your constipated for days ? i've had small bowlments not a regular one yet

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Dr. Ravi Nerella
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: It is possible.
Answered on May 2, 2014
Dr. Eric Ernest
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, it is possible: While constipation can give you pain anywhere in your abdomen, there are specific things like the appendix that can cause pain in certain places. If you are having increasing pain, fevers, no desire to eat, etc, you may want to be evaluated by your health care provider.
Answered on Nov 11, 2014
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