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Left sided abdominal pain, urinary infection. Painkillers not working. Ultrasound, blood test normal. Appendicitis?

Hi for the last 4 days I have had pain on the left side of my abdomen . My dr seems to believe it is a urinary infection as my bloods and ultra sound came back normal however the pain killers and antibiotics he has given me do not seem to be helping. Is there still a chance it is appendicitis due to the wrong side and length of time of pain?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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chances of appendicitis are very low because normally appendix lies on right lower side of abdomen except in cases of situs inversus in which appendix lies on left side
u should go for urine examination to detect urinary infection because taking antibiotics without urine examination is not advised
Answered: Sun, 3 Jun 2012
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