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Rlq abdominal pain for 16 days? Appendicitis?

Rlq abdominal pain for 16 days? Appendicitis?

Maybe, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

Appendix (Definition)

The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more


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Having severe cramps and sharp pain in llq of abdomen radiating to back nausea vomiting bloating had hysterectomy 1 yr ago pain is 9/10 low grade feve?

Having severe cramps and sharp pain in llq of abdomen radiating to back nausea vomiting bloating had hysterectomy 1 yr ago pain is 9/10 low grade feve?

Ovary vs GI: If you still have your left ovary, it could be a cyst. Your GYN may want it do an ultrasound. Of the ovary was removed, it may be a GI issue. You may need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Appendicitis pain vs. Endometriosis pain, what to do?

Appendicitis pain vs. Endometriosis pain, what to do?

Different disorders: Appendicitis pain acute onset ; constant right lower abdomen. Usually person feels sick with fever of infection; medical emergency requiring immed surgery. Endometriosis pain is long-term, episodic, usually absent fever ; r or l. Endometriosis is a curious disorder not well understood. See my essays about endo linked to @doctorbadgley on twitter ; my pain syndrome board at quora.Com. See an md. ...Read more

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Is appendicitis pain different from a stomach ache pain?

Is appendicitis pain different from a stomach ache pain?

Depends: Early appendicitis can be difficult to separate from run of the mill stomach ache however it quickly increases in severity and locates to the right lower abdomen. It also hurts when moving around. ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal pain, with hip tenderness accompanied by nausea and radiating lower back pain. Two endometriosis surgeries already and 6 months of lupron (leuprolide). Also had an appentectomy. Is the endo back!?

Lower right abdominal pain, with hip tenderness accompanied by nausea and radiating lower back pain. Two endometriosis surgeries already and 6 months of lupron (leuprolide). Also had an appentectomy. Is the endo back!?

Surg. complication?: It would appear either the original process continues unabated or there is a surgical complication. I suggest you see the original surgeon (probably your ob-gyn doc). ...Read more

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27 female-abdominal pain lower quadrant both sides loose stools/diarrhea/anal fissures. Pulsing rectal pain. +midcycle pelvic pain too.- just ibs?

See a GI ; GYN: And get checked for ibs, ibd / inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal infection, polyps, uterine fibroids etc.Best wishes! http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-diarrhea. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/pelvic-pain. ...Read more

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I am experiencing diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

I am experiencing  diarrhea, low back pain, constipation and cramping pelvic pain. The following also describes me: Generalized abdominal pain. Wha...

Uncertain: He can be a gastrointestinal infection, irritable bowel, and is going to be necessary to be checked by your physician and perhaps seen by a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Causes of rlq abd pain- gallbladder and r ovary removed. Ct neg for GI pathology and appendicitis. Pain 10/10, non radiating, constant, inc w touch?

Causes of rlq abd pain- gallbladder and r ovary removed. Ct neg for GI pathology and appendicitis.  Pain 10/10, non radiating, constant, inc w touch?

Adhesions: One possibility is adhesions - where the organs stick to the abdominal lining or each other. That can happen after surgery. Inflammatory bowel disease is another reason. Women can also have endometriosis with tissue that normally lines the uterus is growing elsewhere in the abdomen. Your doctor can help you find the answer. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst on left ovary ER found. Late pariod, pelvic pain and stomach pain. Back pain, sever nausea and fatigue. Gastro issues. Cancer?

I have a ovarian cyst on left ovary  ER found. Late pariod, pelvic pain and stomach pain. Back pain, sever nausea and fatigue. Gastro issues. Cancer?

Ovarian cyst: Probably not cancer but need to follow up with your gynecologist. May be endometriosis or another problem. Cyst could be twisting (ovarian torsion). I assume that they did a pregnancy test and it was negative . Otherwise that could also cause your issues. ...Read more

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Severe lower left abdominal pain. Have had hysterectomy, appendectomy, ct, colonoscopy. No answers. Pain is intermittent w/no pattern/trigger. Ideas?

IBD: You may have ibd if all those studies are negative. If so, then treatment with metamucil or its equivalent, should relieve your symptoms. Another cause could be pelvic adhesions. You should see a surgeon, a diagnostic laparoscopy may be in order depending on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Could an ovarian cyst cause 2 weeks nausea, mild fever,right sided abdo pain going into hip and groin.CT showed NORMAL appendix.Fluid in pouch Douglas?

Could an ovarian cyst cause 2 weeks nausea, mild fever,right sided abdo pain going into hip and groin.CT showed NORMAL appendix.Fluid in pouch Douglas?

Irritation: the fluid from the ovarian cyst, upon rupture, can irritate the lining and can cause your symptoms mentioned above. You may need an ultrasound to follow up on the size of the cyst and to determine further interventions. ...Read more

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Surgery 9.dys ago bad pain left.side.of.belly button had lapro 4 ovarian cysts and lysis of adhesions from previous gall bladder s feel really bloated?

Surgery 9.dys ago bad pain left.side.of.belly button had lapro 4 ovarian cysts and lysis of adhesions from previous gall bladder s feel really bloated?

Schedule follow up: Usually people are feeling pretty normal 9 days after a laparoscopic surgery. If you are still having pain then it is important to schedule a follow up post op visit with the doctor who did your surgery to make sure all is ok. ...Read more

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Constant right flank/back, intermittent abdominal and epigastric pain+no fever+no urine or bowel symptoms+history of bladder cancer and hysterectomy?

See doctor: Your have various symptoms that need to be carefully examined and needs proper history and may be few more test including radio imaging study. You better see your physician ...Read more

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Adhesions surgery due to painmy abdomen has distended horribly, discfort, mild pain, constipation, nausea, cramps, and adhesions post-surgery yrs ago.

Adhesions surgery due to painmy abdomen has distended horribly, discfort, mild pain, constipation, nausea, cramps, and adhesions post-surgery yrs ago.

I would consider: Treating constipation with miralax, (polyethylene glycol) two times per day if needed, or mag citrate. Unless you have bowel obstruction, few will be excited to take you to surgery. It may or may not be adhesions but i would guess you had pain with surgery for adhesions. Sometimes there is pain and adhesions but adhesions incidental finding. Consider getting seen, it may be time for colonoscopy, gyn exam good luck. ...Read more

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Appendicitis (Definition)

Acute inflammation and infection of the appendix, which is usually in the right lower abdomen. The most common cause of severe abdominal pain requiring an operation in ...Read more