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What is the difference between colitis disease and diverticulitis

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 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
Surgery 27 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 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
- Select Specialities - 31 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 30 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 29 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 30 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 62 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
49 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Separate issue: Not more prone than the next individual. Are more prone to colon cancer-risk increases with duration of and extent of disease.Will need more frequent ... Read More