I am feeling a pain in a location i am not used to. my lower abdomen on the left side has been killing me for the past two days. I have had daily BM's but not as comfortable or as frequent as usual. So I assumed I was a bit dehydrated or maybe constipated. But I'm not sure anymore. I usually drink quite a bit amount of water and juices, but for the past few days it feels like I have had to force drink and food down my throat, my apetite has decreased, though I've still been making myself eat/drink. I don't smoke, don't drink alcohol or carbonated beverages. What is wrong with me?
Oh yeh the pain sometimes is just a sharp shooting pain. it's not ongoing. I feel it more when I'm gettingup from sitting down or when I'm trying to sit. Today I laid on myback and relaxed my abdomenal (abdominal) area and pressed the area that hurt and a pain shot towards my right side of my chest and down towards my rectum.
I would agree with you that it might be constipation. You can try a mind laxative and see if that helps at all. How low is your pain? If by low you mean about at the level of your bellybutton or a little bit lower, then that is where your appendix is and it might be an appendicitis.
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