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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Diverticulitis (Definition)

Diverticulitis is inflamation and/or infection of diverticuli, almost exclusively of the colon. The most common place is in the sigmoid colon, low on the left side. Symptoms are pain and tenderness of the left lower abdomen. They can be mild to severe. Sometimes worse with ...Read more


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Do you have back pain with diverticulitis?

Do you have back pain with diverticulitis?

You can: If diverticulites perforated toward the back and formed an inflammatory mass pressing on the back it will cause back pain, though more commonly it causes pain in the left lower quadrant . Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Low back pain stomach pressure and pressure urinating, I have blood in urine and my 2nd bout of diverticulitis in 2 mos, CT proven, why urine blood?

Low back pain stomach  pressure and pressure urinating, I have blood in urine and my 2nd  bout of diverticulitis in 2 mos, CT proven, why urine blood?

Diverticulitis : Diverticulitis can cause a perforation into the bladder which may explain the bleeding. Sometimes colon cancer can book like diverticulitis and also go into the bladder causing blood in the urine. Would recommend seeing your physician for further evaluation. If you've not had one already you'll probably need a colonoscopy and likely a cystoscopy. ...Read more

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Sharp intermittent low left inside back pain then diarrhea onset 24 hours ago does divrrticulitis cause sharp stabbing left rectal pain diarrhea

Sharp intermittent low left inside back pain then diarrhea onset 24 hours ago  does divrrticulitis cause sharp stabbing left rectal pain diarrhea

It could: You should be evaluated by a doctor if you have severe pain. There are other things that can cause these symptoms, although diverticulitis could be the cause. Diverticulitis should be treated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Can diverticulitis cause your lower back and abdomen to hurt and be diagnosed just with a rectal exam?

Yes and no.: Diverticulitis can cause symptoms like this, but it cannot be diagnosed with just a rectal exam. One would need a complete history, exam and consideration of other studies to exclude other potential causes of such pain. ...Read more

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Can diverticulitis also cause radiating pain from my lower left abdomen to my lower back?

Potentially: Yes, diverticulitis is one of the more common causes of pain in the left lower quadrant, there are other causes as well. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can mopping cause back pain?

Yes: Might need to exercise in order to mop without pain! keeping yourself in a good shape will allow you to mop without pain and will make you fell well! ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,105 doctors shared insights

Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more