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What Side Of Your Body Is Your Appendix
The appendix!: The appendix is in the same location in both males and females! ...Read more
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
Where in my body is my appendix? I am having pains in my right side. They are shooting pains that come and go. Tender to the touch
Right Side: The appendix is located on the right side in men and women. However is can vary. It can be located anywhere on the right side up to the ribs and also down into the pelvis and in the middle of the lower abdomen. ...Read more
Yes!: The appendix acts as a 'policeman' for our body. It contains lymph tissue that helps fight off foreign invasion to our body such as infection.In the past, it was regarded as useless in that it was often taken out during abdominal surgeries to prevent a future attack of appendicitis.It is now used in reconstructive surgeries too. It turns out to be useful but if it's inflamed it needs to come out! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Immune system?: Researchers believe that the appendix does serve a function as part of the immune system. Others feel that the appendix is a vestigial organ, once used as part of digestive process. ...Read more
Maybe: Site of pain may not be typical if the appendix lies in an unusual place. Sometimes it is felt around the back or lower down in the groin. Typically pain starts in mid abdomen and then migrates to right lower quadrant, becoming worse in 6 to 24 hours. If concerned see physician for exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: But it could a variety of other things. Best to see a doctor and be evaluated. ...Read more
On the left side I had pain it went but I'm worried could it be my appendix ? I don't have any other symptoms
Appendix on right: Appendix is in the right iliac fossa. If the pain is on the left side, it is unlikely to be appendicitis. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have pain on my right side it hurts when I lay on it it's been like this for two days do u think Its my appendix?
I have a pain on the lower left side of my back its painful to touch it but there's no marks, could it be my appendix?
Sharp intermittent pain on right side..How do you know if appendix or b.M? I have had a b.M. Today as well as yesterday but have this pain.
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