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Probably no appendicitis, but still unusual?

I've had a lot of stress and anxiety for 5 years now (I'm a teen) so I'm not that surprised when my intestines are doing weird stuff like roughly shifting my food around, giving me either constipation or diarrhea, waking me up in the morning because I need to go to the bathroom...
But this evening I started having pain on the right side of my belly, a little higher than my bone but still pretty low. It wasn't as much pain as a feeling of something being blocked, like gas; kind of a pressure like when there's an air bubble in your throat but harder.
I don't have symptoms of appendicitis (yet?) as i've only had this for a few hours but I don't think it'd progress like this if I had appendicitis. I have no pain, fever, nausea and I just had a snack so it's not like I don't feel like eating anything, I also can walk around and when I press it's pretty soft (I can feel either muscle or just my intestine being hard, I don't know if that's normal).
However, I've not had this type of feeling (yesterday something like it, but still not the same) and lately I've had a lot of belly problems, I thought it would have something to do with food but I don't know what. It mainly feels like it's blocked, it's not a sharp pain, just a feeling of something sitting there, but it's my right side - nothing passes through there, right, or does it? It just ends in the appendicitis, the left side is the one that goes through.
I've also had bad posture this week, I sit down in feutal position a lot because it makes me comfortable so maybe that's why my intestines are being weird or maybe it has something to do with the "blockage".
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If you are constantly in fetal position, you need to seek prompt medical attention to rule out appendicitis, ileitis (e.g., Crohn's), colitis, mesenteric adenitis, kidney stones, kidney infection, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, ovarian torsion, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, and/or hernia.
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