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A 30-year-old female asked:

I woke up with a strong pain that seems to be by my right lower abdomen/appendix. it has extended into my side ribs and neck and hurts to breathe?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
E.R. can examine: 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.
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Last updated Aug 13, 2018


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