A 24-year-old female asked:
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can colitis cause similar sx to appendicitis? ct wo contrast showed mild thickenin transverse colon diverticula sigmoid. 9 months on and off rlq pain.

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes certainly the two conditions can be very similar and difficult to tell apart. See a primary care doctor general surgeon or gastroenterologist for specific diagnosis and treatment
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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