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Moderately severe diverticulosis

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Severe: Diverticulitis can cause severe pain, high fevers, peritonitis, and sepsis. Uncontrolled sepsis can be fatal. Sometimes emergency surgery with colos... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Diverticulitis: Assuming you have diverticulosis in the first place, the symptoms of diverticulitis would include fever, chills, sweats, nausea, diarrhea and abdomina... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probably not: If it hurts only during ovulation, it is not diverticulitis that hurts all the time.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Facelle
General Surgery 44 years experience
Only when diverticul: A are inflamed.
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Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 29 years experience
Maybe: Most people with diverticulosis don't hurt. When you have pain, fever, or change in your bowel habits, you are dealing with diverticulitis and you sh... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Infection.: If you know that you have diverticulosis, pain could signal the onset of diverticulitis, which is an infection that would require antibiotics. If this... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Diverticulosis: I am assuming that you have had episodes of recurrent infected diverticulitis resultng in a sigmoid colon stricture. Bowel prep @ home to clean the co... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Significant: Resect - remove the damaged obstructed segment and hook the bowel back together. Hopefully no problems, but ask risks, benefits and complications o... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Sounds : Like you are having low grade diverticulitis or intermittent intestinal obstruction. Depending on why you developed your narrowing, it could mean tha... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Go to ER, now.: Mary, this is not a question for the Internet. Please go to the emergency room immediately. What you are describing could be a number of things an... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
May be from gastriti: Your rt quadrant pain may be from antral gastritis and should respond to the treatment for gastritis.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Segal
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Multiple factors: Diverticulosis, or small outpouching of the bowel, is generally due to a combination of conditions including advanced age, genetics, and diet. A high ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 years experience
Diverticulosis: Because diverticula by themselves usually do not cause problems, most people learn they have diverticulosis during routine screening examinations for ... Read More
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