The appendix is a pouch shaped like a worm, which is attached to the large intestine Appendicitis is a very dangerous problem when the appendix becomes inflamed. Emergency treatment may be required, so see your doctor if appendicitis symptoms are occurring.
Belly-button pain. While the direct pain from appendicitis is usually on the lower right side of a person’s abdomen, there’s often an earlier sign. This is pain and discomfort near the belly button in the lower abdomen.