What does appendix pain feel like?
Normal appendix do not cause any pain unless it is inflammed. During that period, pain usually starts around umbilicus and later travel to right lower abdomen where appendix is situated. It is a sharp shooting type of pain which increases on walking, coughing and pressig on that area. Additional symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and fever may be present.
Lower abdominal pain in females is mostly due to gastrointestinal and genito-urinary conditions such as urinary infection, kidney stones, appendicitis, Irritable bowel syndrome, Endometriosis, Dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain) and ovulation pain. You need to watch for additional symptoms such as burning urine, frequent urination, blood in urine, loose motions, constipation, bloating, vomiting and site of pain to know the cause.
Symptoms which show that pancreas are affected include pain abdomen, nausea, vomiting, loose stools, jaundice, fever and increased blood sugar level. If it becomes chronic then weight loss, malnutrition is observed.
It can be due to heart attack or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. When a person is obese or have a lax esophageal sphincter there is a chance for stomach juices to get reflexed upto esophagus, causing burning pain or tightness in the middle of the chest.
Pressure or tightness in the chest, pain in the chest, back, jaw, and other areas of the upper body that lasts more than a few minutes or that goes away and comes back, shortness of breath
Symptoms and signs of clogged arteries depends on the site of artery involvement. In hands and legs, symptoms are cold extremities and pain in limbs on exertion. In heart, symptoms are chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations. In brain, symptoms are sudden loss of vision, dizziness, weakness of one side of body and/or face.