A 19-year-old male asked:
i have no appendicitis symptoms except it does hurt when i press on or near my appendix its not excruciating ive had this pain for 24 hours now?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
Appendicitis?: If you have right lower quadrant pain which is worse when pressing on it, it could be appendicitis. Appendicitis doesn't always present classically, and pain thresholds among people vary greatly. A ruptured appendix can become life-threatening. If you have RLQ pain & tenderness you should seek contact your on-call physician or seek immediate medical attention.
Answered on Mar 21, 2016
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