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Is the appendix on the left or right?
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Dr. Adam Rosh
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Right
Right, but it can be long and lay in different areas of the abdomen.

In brief: Right
Right, but it can be long and lay in different areas of the abdomen.
Dr. Adam Rosh
Dr. Adam Rosh
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Dr. Barry Kahn
Pathology
In brief: Right lower abdomen
Think of your appendix as a "finger shaped" appendage that hangs off the beginning of your large intestines in the vicinity of your right lower abdomen.
One needs to be careful, though in that even though it is located in the right lower abdomen, an acute appendicitis can present with left sided abdominal pain.

In brief: Right lower abdomen
Think of your appendix as a "finger shaped" appendage that hangs off the beginning of your large intestines in the vicinity of your right lower abdomen.
One needs to be careful, though in that even though it is located in the right lower abdomen, an acute appendicitis can present with left sided abdominal pain.
Dr. Barry Kahn
Dr. Barry Kahn
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