A member asked:

I am experiencing side pain. my mid right lower abdomen side i have been having sharp pains off and on for two days. what is that. doc appt need?

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Dr. Robert Kwok answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

E.R. checks appendix: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. In such cases, a primary care doctor or an ER doctor can evaluate.

Answered 10/19/2017

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