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Re: [IP] appendix?

At 10:05 AM 10/31/2000 email @ redacted wrote:
 >Brian wrote:
 >> the appendix is on the right side of the body half way between the
 >> B-button and hip bone and does not hurt bad when you press down
 >> but it hurts VERY bad when you release the pressure (rebound pain)
 >Unless you are Sara Smartie Pants in which case it DOES hurt on the left 
 >and it hurts JUST as bad when you press down as when you let go...

When I had appendicitis at age 12, the pain was on my right side toward my 
back (not abdomen). It turned out that the appendix had twisted around and 
was not in it's usual location. The bottom line is, that like everything 
else, your mileage may vary (YMMV), so see a doctor.


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