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What is the difference between colitis disease and diverticulitis

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Diverticulitis colit: Colitis is inflammation in the inner lining of colon, it can happen due to inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis and crohns disease, and ... Read More
Dr. Scott Grover
General Surgery 26 years experience
Very different: Colitis is inflammation of the colon. It is commonly seen with inflammatory disease of the colon (ulcerative colitis). Any area of the colon can bec... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Your doctor: Your doctor can talk to you about the differences between colitis and diverticulitis. Diverticulitis is an inflammation of the outpouching in the col... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Diverticulitis: Because diverticula by themselves usually do not cause problems, most people learn they have diverticulosis during routine screening examinations for ... Read More
Dr. David Stein
Colon and Rectal Surgery 24 years experience
Same work up!: When you have crampy abdominal pain with fevers or chills you can be diagnosed with colitis. Colitis is inflammation of the colon and can be due to in... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Posssibly: Could also be bladder or pelvic organs please call your gyn , the gyn can start the workup, u may need also to see a GI specilaist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Archer
Bariatrics 30 years experience
No: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease the cause of which is unclear. Diverticulitis is caused by inflamed little orchestra on the wall of the ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Rectal bleeding: Are these diagnoses made by professionals? You need to have it checked, see a gastroenterologist.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Being sick: What is your heart rate? How often are you peeing? Any pain that is intractable? Are your lips chapped? Are you dizzy. The right answer in most class ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 29 years experience
Call your doctor: If you have a diagnosis of diverticulits and colitis you obviously have a GI doctor. Make and appointment and get checked. You have symptoms which t... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Colitis: I believe that your present symptoms are more typical of a colitis due to a viral intestinal tract infection rather than acute diverticulitis. Treatme... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
Gastroenterology 48 years experience
Confirm the dx: You first have to make sure that the diagnosis is correct. Diverticular associated colitis is a real entity, but it is less common than ulcerative co... Read More

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