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A 63-year-old female asked:

Does sigmoid divertica affect stomach higher up like and tight and pulling navel with heart palpitations?

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Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Stay healthy.: It is possible to have pain in your stomach area from sigmoid diverticulitis. i believe that your heart palpitations are relate to stress over your symptoms with diverticulitis. A thorough physical exam would be recommended.
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