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Abdominal Pain Diverticulitis
Maybe, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid and fiber: Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Fiber can also be added to a glass of water. If this does not work see a GI specialist, there may be another cause of your issu. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Couple of things..: Gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, peptic ulcer dieases, gastritis, severe reflux can cause your symptoms. Viral gastroenteritis (stomach-bug), irritable bowel can do same as well. If it is severe and rapid onset, it could be pancreatitis/gallbladder disease. If it is better better, then it is a good thing...If getting worse, consult/call doc for instructions... Good luck.. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many causes: There are many causes for lower abdominal pain. One has to think of organs that are located in the lower belly. Most common causes are colon problems such as ibs, constipation, diverticulitis. In a lady patient ovaries and uterus. Also bladder infection and irritation might cause discomfort. Best to make doctor's appointment to try to sort it out. ...Read more
Go to ER: If your abdominal pain is severe or accompanied by any of the following symptoms, see your doctor or go to er asap: -fever -nausea/vomiting unable to keep food down -failure to pass stool -vomiting blood or bloody stools-shortness of breath -painful urination -tenderness to touch -or simply pain not resolving for days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: As the scope is advanced and air placed in the colon some degree of stretch and distortion can occur putting tension and possibly tearing adhesions in the abdominal cavity. These can cause pain and even potentially bleeding.If you are having pain especially with a fever or nausea, please call your endoscopist and discuss with them. They need to be aware to determine if a complication has occured. ...Read more
Lower right quadrant abdominal pain, pain spreading across abdomen and into groin, nausea, vomiting and constipation? (Female)
Go see your doctor: Without more information (how long? how severe? pain w movement? related to period? fevers?), I'd say you need to be seen by a doctor right away who can examine your abdomen and gather more information. Might be as simple as gastritis, but may be much more serious, like ovarian torsion or appendicitis, both of which can be surgical emergencies. Call your doc now, or go to the ER if you're worried! ...Read more
Colon? kidney? gyne?: Diverticulitis commonly causes sharp left lower abdominal pain, inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Obstruction. Constipation. Kidney issues. Herniae? Ovarian cysts? You should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities.. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more
Constant right flank/back, intermittent abdominal and epigastric pain+no fever+no urine or bowel symptoms+history of bladder cancer and hysterectomy?
Acute abdominal pain w tenderness, pain in middle abdomen & sharp pain in lower. fever, chills, dark urine, no appetite, back pain, nausea diarrhea.
Vomiting, nausea, constipation at night, diarrhea during day with blood in toilet/toilet paper, lower left abdominal pain. Diverticulitis? What to do?
If you are never constipated can the diagnoses of severe diverticulitis be correct or is my severe abdominal pain caused by something else.
Diverticulitis: Diverticulitis is a serious infection involving the wall of the colon, which can abscess or perforate. Sometimes it is associated with constipation, but not always. If you have severe abdominal pain, fever, get evaluated. Once diagnosed, treated and resolved, get the recommended colonoscopy in 6 to 8 weeks. Diverticulitis can be life threatening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mystery upper left abdominal pain for four years. Gallbladder removed, endless dr visits and no diagnosis. Diverticulitis, colitis, gallbladder rem.
I have diverticulitis w frequent abdominal pain but this time pain is severe and keeps moving all over abdomen.Also had bruised kidney 1 mo ago
Diverticulitis: Your age is not stated & it is unclear if correct terminology is being used diverticulosis vs diverticulitis. Generally after 2-3 episodes of severe diverticulitis (inflammation of a diverticulum) surgery is considered. For recurring pain associated with having diverticulosis but no evidence of fever, chills, elevated white blood cell count & pain(diverticulitis) management is medical. See your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On Flagyl and Levaquin (levofloxacin) for 5 days so far for diverticulitis. Is it still common to have abdominal pain? Eating low fiber, low fat foods.
If you are better..: Antibiotics usually take a couple of days to work and even when they are working well after a significant episode of infection and inflammation you may stay sore for a few days as long as compared with when you started treatment you are doing better. If not better or worse then you need to be seen again to reconsider treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 6 months I've had abdominal pain and received a diagnosis of diverticulitis after having a scope. The CT scan didn't show it. I've had lots of antibiotics and still have pain. I have a CT colonography next. What will it show?
Unknown: While nobody can predict with certainty what any test will show, i suspect it will show the same thing as the ct scan and colonoscopy findings, unless those tests were done a long time ago - maybe a year or more., or your symptoms have changed or progressed since they were done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower left abdominal pain w/frequent urination. Went to urgent care, lab&urine came back neg; recommend a sonogram they think diverticulitis;48yo fem ?
Severe abdominal pain all over from belly button down.ultrasound negative for appendicitis+ruptured cyst.no fever. What could it be?diverticulitis?
Suggest CT scan: Possibilities for pain in lower abdomen (besides appendicitis and ovarian cysts) includes Pelvic inflammatory disease, urinary tract infection or stones, endometriosis, ectopic pregnancy (outside uterus), as well as diverticulitis or other bowel inflamation. Though ultrasound is reasonable for initial eval. CT scan is better for appendicitis as well as giving you a more through look. ...Read more
My mom recently had an egd and colonoscopy, and was diagnosed with diverticulitis, internal hemorrhoids and GERD and was prescribed with canasa. She has bouts of abdominal pain but goes away. She takes Zantac and omeprazole as needed. Is canasa really n
Canasa for hems too: I use Canasa for internal hemorrhoids, to decrease bleeding. Are you sure she had diverticulitis, or was it diverticulosis? Diverticulitis is a potentially serious infection. Diverticulosis is the presence of pockets in the colon without infection. Most likely, she has diverticulosis, or they would have started her on a specific diet and antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 days passing gas, moderate LUQ abdominal pain (worse after eating, walking) tender abdomen. Neg for IBS, Chrons, diverticulitis. Not constipated.
Ulcers? constipation: Ulcers, constipation, pancreatitis, diverticulitis, splenic (rare), gallbladder.. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more
Is lower abdominal pain common with strep throat? I'm on azithromycin day 2 and feeling better, but dull abdominal pain occurring. Wanted make sure my Diverticulitis is not recurring. ER CT scan showing normal. So just strep side effect?
Strep throat : It could be but with your history stay in close touch with your doctor who knows your medical information ...Read more
Considerations: Causes of recurrent lower abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more
I've had left abdomen pain, occasional hard bowel movements and microscopic blood in stool. Now notice I have some small areas of black tar stool that I haven't yet told doctor. Her working differencal is IBS with diverticulitis. Is correct w/ tar?
Melena: Black tarry stool, otherwise known as melena, can sometimes be due to diverticulitis, but certainly can be a sign of bleeding in the upper digestive tract. You should share this new finding with your doctor and see if it affects her working differential. You may need tests to rule out an upper gastrointestinal source of bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more
Have lower left abdominal pain. Had Normal colonoscopy 2 yrs ago, No diverticulosis or anything. Could I have developed Diverticulosis in last 2 years?
I was diagnosed with diverticulosis & had lower abdominal pain on sunday but now the pain is in my lower back & it isnt going away!!! Im a 36 years ol?
I suffer from gastroparesis and diverticulosis. Currently having severe abdominal pain, swelling, and unexplained bruising.
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