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Can Appendicitis Pain Be On The Left Side
Your: Appendix is on the right although a very long appendix can stretch to the left side. Interestingly diverticulitis occurs on the left side and was known as left sided appendicitis as the symptoms were the same as appendicitis but on the left side. If you are symptomatic, see your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more
Could you tell me if the opposite of the appendix or on the left side hurts is it a sign of appendicitis?
Probably not: The appendix is normally located in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, so that is where the pain & tenderness localize in appendicitis. Only very rarely is the appendix located on the left side, such as in situs inversus or intestinal malrotation; appendicitis is such a case would cause left-sided pain/tenderness. Colon or left tubo-ovarian problems might be considered with left-sided pain. ...Read more
I'm scared that I have appendicitis and I want to know the symtoms? I was on the phone about 10 something then I just got an urgent pain in my belly button not under it then I had pain on the left side like above my hip but not in the lower quardrant
I have the same symptoms as appendicitis. But the severe pain is on my left side. Does this mean I have appendicitis?
Go to ER: If severe pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could I have appendicitis? I had a light pain in my ribs and gose into my back and the left side rarely
Very unlikely, but..: The brief report suggests low odd to have appendicitis, but without a comprehensive evaluation, no one can tell for sure what may cause your described symptoms. But, something can be done correctly for right care by following instruction/suggestion in articles on http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me or see your local doc. Best... ...Read more
I had pain on my right ab for two days now it is starting to move to my left side. The pain is dull and is worse when I walk. Is this appendicitis?
It might be due to other problems in the abdomen, and it is common to have genital tract related pain at this age.
I would like to suggest for the pain to be checked out in ER for full assessment and management as needed. ...Read more
Back pain in lower back left and low. And meanwhile pain on the right side just a little bit lower than the appendicitis.?
Could be anything: Those symptoms are rather vague. The best test is time. If you’re experiencing persistent or worsening symptoms, seek medical attention. ...Read more
My left side below the belly hurts, is that possible for appendicitis? I did eat some junk food these days, could that be the problem?
Coughing up blood right now and pain on the left bottom side of my abdomen. Is this appendicitis?
I have severe pain on lower left side of abdoman, have had gastric bypass and gallblader removed 7yrs. Ago, can my pain be appendicitis?
Unlikely.: It is difficult to assess abdominal pain with the few details that we have in your short question. However, as a generalization, appendicitis usually occurs in the right lower quadrant or mid abdomen, not usually on the left. Having said that, there are other causes of abdominal pain which need medical attention that do occur on the left side. If it persists, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
My bottom left side of my stomach hurts and I suspected appendicitis and I had all the symptoms besides vomiting & fever, What can I do?
Hi - I've experienced stomach flu for 2 days now, and I have a dull ache in my lower left side of my stomach area - is this appendicitis or not?
I have intense sharp pain in my lower abdomen on the right and left side. I've had a CT scan and Ultra Sound to rule out appendicitis and ovarian sist?
Pain on right lower side near hip, had hysterectomy left ovaries not an appendicitis. Cbc 2x WBC & platelets low, traces of blood protein in urine?
Uti kidney stone: Not all pain is abdominal. Your history helps and you probably need to see your doctor. If your pain is waxing it could be a stone. Blood in urine too. Urinary tracy infections can also cause blood. Usually an elevated WBC count for both however. A femoral hernia or incisional hernia by physical exam. ...Read more
Appendicitis: Appendicitis means inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is a small pouch that comes off the gut wall at the start of the large intestine. Appendicitis is common. Typical symptoms include tummy (abdominal) pain and being sick (vomiting). These symptoms gradually get worse over 6-24 hours. Some people have less typical symptoms. Http://patient. Info/health/appendicitis-leaflet ...Read more
I'm concerned that I may have an appendicitis, my lower right side had a sharp pain for over 4 hours now, what should I do?
Go to Er: Acute appendicitis is a surgical emergency, clinical examination and a blood tests usually provide diagnosis, occasionally a ct scan is used but not mandatory. Rapid intervention would prevent complications and prolong recovery. Laparoscopic appendectomy if done early usually allows patients to go home the same day of intervention. ...Read more
Dull pain on lower rt side of abd. It comes & goes. Should I worry about appendicitis? It isn't horrible pain it's just noticeable.
Acute appendicitis: Pain is usually preceded by nausea and vomiting, and mid abdominal pain that migrates to right lower quadrant over several hours. But this is the usual presentation, and it could present as almost any abdominal pain. It is referred to as a "protean" disease. Best to have a doctor take a look at you. ...Read more
I'm concerned about appendicitis, I have a dull pain in my right side but it goes away and seems to move around. It started this morning?
If you have a pain in the lower right side. Do you have to have a temperature for it to be appendicitis? On and off everyday for a week now.
No temp usually: appendicitis or inflammation of appendix usually caused by small stone trapped in appendix opening causing mucosal inflammation. Pain as such is periumbilical. As inflammation progresses it becomes localized to Rt. Lower quad. If progressive to perforate and produce abscess then temp will occur. X ray, exam and WBC will clarify situation. And need for observation, antiboiotics or surgery. ...Read more
If my teenage daughter gets sharp pains in her side and has some symptoms of appendicitis, what is the danger? She is 15 and just recently got the sharp pains in her side. She can't stand because it hurts so bad.
Sharp pain in lower left area. Could this be appendicitis? Sharp pain in lower left area. Could this be appendicitis? Sharp pain in lower left area. Could this be appendicitis? Sharp pain in lower left area. Could this be appendicitis
Cannot tell: Here online. Needs a complete medical history, physical examination & appropriate testing. See a doctor asap if you are concerned. ...Read more
Common symptoms: Ppendicitis usually starts with nausea and vomitting, peri umbilical pain and then moves to the r lower abdomen. That is the classic book symptoms. All patients are different. See your doctor or a surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more
I've been having off an on slight discomfort in right side. What should I look for with appendicitis?
Occassionally: The appendix for the most part hangs free in the peritoneal cavity off the cecum. When inflammation starts and is mucosal in origin, symptoms are periumbilical. As inflammation spreads to surface serosa, parin in RLQ. When appendix is retrocecal then the surface inflammation is presented to the back region with lower back side pain ...Read more
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