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How can I know if my pain if from my gallbladder or my appendix?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Location, Location..
Gallbladder atttacks tend to cause pain in the right upper- or midline abdomen.
Appendicitis usually causes pain in the right lower abdomen. Appendicitis does not "come-and-go", whereas people can have repeated gallbladder attacks. The pain from appendicitis is usually unrelenting, progressively worsening, and makes it difficult to walk or move.

In brief: Location, Location..
Gallbladder atttacks tend to cause pain in the right upper- or midline abdomen.
Appendicitis usually causes pain in the right lower abdomen. Appendicitis does not "come-and-go", whereas people can have repeated gallbladder attacks. The pain from appendicitis is usually unrelenting, progressively worsening, and makes it difficult to walk or move.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Ask your doc
Ask your doctor. If either of these is giving you problems, you should not be self diagnosing yourself.

In brief: Ask your doc
Ask your doctor. If either of these is giving you problems, you should not be self diagnosing yourself.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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