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Mission Viejo, CA
A 33-year-old male asked:

No diverticula found on colonoscopy. gi says could still be present on outside of colon and only seen on ct. may be source of llq pain. is this right?

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Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
At age 33,: With no diverticula on your colonoscopy, I would look for another cause of persistent LLQ pain. It would be unusual to suffer from this condition at such a young age. And a colonoscopy should see signs of diverticula and diverticulitis in most cases.
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