Evidently the center of my LRQ
pain lies precisely at McBurney's point
. This symptom is consistent with--among other things--Crohn's
and subacute appendicitis
. Subacute is not the precipitous, "exploding" variety of appendicitis we commonly hear about.
I have also experienced what my Gastroenterologist calls a "rigor
" (brief but scary shuddering episode followed by a sweat) - this event usually indicates a systemic infection. More news after CT scan
tomorrow, I hope. Additional UA
and blood to be submitted on Thursday.
I'll be tipping back a couple of contrast cocktails
later on. Nôtre santé!
Update 31 Jan: Results due tomorrow, 1 Feb 2008.