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My son is sleeping fine, I went in to check on him, he's sweaty, but that's normal for him as he get's all wrapped up in his blanket. I only have one, I don't have much experience and was concerned about appendicitis.
I'm sorry to hear that your son is experiencing some pain. The appendix is in your right lower abdomen so the pain is more to the right side. His diagnosis is not certain but it could be pain coming from his left hip. If his pain is not significantly better tomorrow, he should have a Doctor's visit. 8 year olds usually get better very fast!
So nothing to worry about as far as pain on the left side of his lower abdomen?
He definitely does not have appendicitis. His pain is not an emergency problem but it should get better by tomorrow. Is there anything further I can help you with?
No, thank you. appendicitis is ruled out, I'm happy.
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Thank you for clarifying the side of appendicitis. Have a great evening.