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A 22-year-old female asked:

Am i having appendicitis upper back pain and upper abdominal went to hospital a week ago they said nothing just prescribed me zantac (ranitidine)?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 33 years experience
Not appendicitis : Appendicitis typically starts with pain around the belly button, then migrates to the right lower abdomen. Also, it usually doesn't last for a week without causing severe illness. Best to see your primary care this week for a follow up exam, and more complete evaluation. Hope this helps!
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