where is the appendix located in the body

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Where is appendix located in mens body?

Right Side

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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.
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Dr. Lisa Persaud answered:

Does the appendix do anything for the body?

Yes!

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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!
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Dr. Barry T. Kahn answered:

Does the appendix serve any purpose in the body?

No to my knowledge

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I do not believe that there is a well accepted purpose for the appendix. It is possible that evolutionarily there may once have been a purpose.
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Dr. Mary Maluccio answered:

Are the ovaries and appendix in the same part of the body?

Yes

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The appendix and the right ovary are in the right lower portion of your abdomen. When women have symptoms in this area, it is often difficult to determine whether it is from the gyn tract (uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovary) or from the appendix. Ultrasound and CT scans help us try to differentiate the two.
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Dr. Dan E. Fisher answered:

Is it true some body parts are unnecessary like 5th toe & appendix?

Of course.

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Look around. There are many people doing just fine but missing body parts. Kind of makes you wonder how necessary body parts really are. For society genitals are important but for the individual they are a mere distraction... and historically have been dispensed with. As long as you can compensate with what you've got, the rest may be not necessary
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Dr. Carlo M. Hatem answered:

Does your appendix really swell every time you have another infection in your body?

No

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That's not the case
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Dr. Randy S. Baker answered:

I don't have my organs on the "wrong" side of the body, but is it still possible that I have my appendix on my left side?

Not possible

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One's appendix is NEVER on the left side of the body. To the best of my knowledge, this has never occurred in anyone, ever.
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Dr. Matthew Wilson answered:

What kind of complications will you have with pregnancy if your appendix exploded inside your body?

Hopefully none

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Having a previous ruptured appendix is a risk factor for tubal blockage and therefore, infertility, but most women with that history do not have trouble getting pregnant. Any future abdominal procedures (including a cesarean section) would be higher risk for complications due to potential scar tissue inside your tummy.
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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

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Dr. David Drewitz answered:

What is found in the same spot as your appendix on the left side of the body (in a female)?

The appendix!

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The appendix is in the same location in both males and females!
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