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A 20-year-old female asked:

I'm a f & 20 y/o. my lower abdomen hurts specifically below my belly button and sometimes in the right lower abdomen. i notice that it is worse and so painful when i stand up and walking but i can't feel it when i'm sitting and lying down straight?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Exam needed: If these symptoms are acute and not due to a strain of your abdominal muscles, acute appendicitis is always a concern with right lower abdominal pain especially if there's associated tenderness. I recommend proceeding to the hospital emergency room where prompt evaluation and testing are available.
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A 20-year-old female asked:

I'm a 20 year old female. My lower abdomen hurts specifically below my belly button and sometimes in the right lower abdomen. I notice that it is worse and so painful when I stand up and walking but I can't feel it when I'm sitting and lying down str?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Needs evaluation: The mi imal symptoms you are reporting are very suspicious for acute appendicitis. There are other possibilities as well, but since there is a possibility of an inflamed appendix, I suggest you see a doctor today to have these symptoms evaluated.
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Last updated Nov 17, 2020

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