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L sided abd pain between end of ribs and hip x's 2 days. no nausea, vomiting, fever, or change in bowel patterns, tender on palp. diverticulitis?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras answered

Specializes in Surgical Oncology

Without fevers, or chills, i think it is unlikely this is due to diverticulitis. Other sources could be a kidney stone or a rare type of a hernia. Other likely causes would be just routine muscle strain.

Answered Mar 18, 2013

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Dr. Alexander Barkan answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Maybe, should see your doctor for a physical exam and possible radiology studies.

Answered Mar 18, 2013

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