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Indirectly: This medication is an antibiotic, intended to treat your colon infection, diverticulitis. You likely have a second antibiotic. When your colon responds to the antibiotic and heals, your pain will decrease. Get evaluated sooner if fever or vomiting occur. Take a friend with you to doc appointments. Be well. ...Read more
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
Yes: Yes, although the left side is more common pain can occur on the right. ...Read more
Is it possible for diverticulitis to cause pain on the right side if i've already had a partial colectomy?
6mos of ado pain diag.Diverticulitis via scope pain is now intermittent occurs weekly surg says reassess in 3mos why still in pain if no infection?
You are getting bet-: Ter, from you describe. Some of these things take a while to settle down. I would talk it over with your surgeon who is treating you. Good luck. ...Read more
10 yrs ago I had shingles on left side of stomach. I have pain, diverticulitis not yet confirmed and costocondritis, Could the pain be related?
No.: Shingles is not related to diverticulitis or costochrondritis. Shingles is caused by the virus that causes chicken pox. The virus remains dormant in nerve roots along our spine.For unclear reasons the virus begins to multiply and travels along the nerves in the skin causing a rash and pain. Diverticulitis is an infection involving pockets in the wall of the large intestine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgeon wants ctscan re:abdo pain/diverticulitis family doc thinks I've had too many 1chest and 1abdo in march and 2 last year should I be concerned?
Balance: You need to discuss with your doctors, the minimal risk of radiation exposure versus the need or importance if you need a ct scan now. Need to know what the physical findings are, your full medical history, and balance the risks of the importance or lack of importance of having another ct scan now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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