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Question: I have a pain in the abdomen. There's a weird hard

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Question: I have a pain in the abdomen. There's a weird hard area right above the bellybutton on the right side. I've been feeling a little nauseous for the past 2 weeks. Sometimes after I eat, I feel very bad and have to stop eating right away. Some people say it's appendicitis and some say it's kidney stones.
Oh and also I constantly feel like I need to sleep. I'm tired beyond anything. Which is not normal for me as I am usually very active.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


You need to have an exam.

This is not the area of appendicitis.

It can be a lesion in the small bowel.

The symptoms can also represent gastritis or stomach ulcer.

See your doctor as soon s you can.

Your stool needs to be checked for hidden blood as well.

Diagnosis starts with exam.

If this is getting worse: to the eR.

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