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A 37-year-old male asked:

how long can diverticulitis bouts last without treatment. 5 weeks with lower l/r abdominal pain, constant urge to have bm. could it be diverticulitis?

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Dr. Charles Hendricks
General Surgery 38 years experience
maybe: Diverticulitis is in the differential, but so are some other important things, such as tumors. So, despite your young age you should have this checked out by your md sooner rather than later.

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