Possible appendix or kidney stones

Patient

Q: My mother is having some trouble with severe pain in her lower left stomach and lower back. She has been having the pain since Sunday. She had a yearly blood test to screen for cancer 2 weeks ago and the results were great. No cancer. She wants to know if this could be a hot appendix or kidney stones? She has not run any fever that she can remember.

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