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A 46-year-old male asked:

Three days ago i picked up a mild stomach pain and had diarrhoea (2-3 times a day). my stomach also felt very bloated and gassy. today pain on lower right side and right side of just below the navel. what should i do about the pain?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Exam needed: Persistent pain in the right lower abdomen, especially if there's associated tenderness, is characteristic of acute appendicitis which is the commonest cause of persistent abdominal pain. I recommend getting examined by a physician in the hospital emergency room where prompt attention and testing are available.

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