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I was told that i have diverticulitis and want to know if this can cause pain in your side as well when pressed on. I also have upper right pain and have had my gallbladder checked and have nothing wrong with that?

I was told that i have diverticulitis and want to know if this can cause pain in your side as well when pressed on. I also have upper right pain and have had my gallbladder checked and have nothing wrong with that?

Which side?: Which side of the body are you talking about and what other symptoms do you have? Typically, pain is on the left side of the abdomen. YES, it is possible to have pain in the side but mostly on the left side. If you'd like a private consult to ask more questions then, write me at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use the Key Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up an appointment. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible for diverticulitis to cause pain on the right side if i've already had a partial colectomy?

Is it possible for diverticulitis to cause pain on the right side if i've already had a partial colectomy?

Yes: Often in women who have had a prior hysterectomy, the sigmoid colon shifts from the left to the center or even the right side of the lower abdomen and hence pain would be felt in the suprapubic or right lower abdomen mwith diverticulitis. ...Read more

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For 2weeks, I've had some pain on my right side,about belt level,maybe 1-2" away from navel.Also feel pressure there when i bend over. Diverticulitis?

For 2weeks, I've had some pain on my right side,about belt level,maybe 1-2" away from navel.Also feel pressure there when i bend over. Diverticulitis?

Abdominal pain: The only way in which this could be diagnosed is by an exam and possible associated imaging studies and labs. Please go and see you doctor and have this evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Diagnosed diverticulitis last month, presented on right side via mri. Daily diahrrea since. Right diag? How to stop dihhrea?

Diagnosed diverticulitis last month, presented on right side via mri. Daily diahrrea since. Right diag? How to stop dihhrea?

May be: Isolated right side diverticulitis with out left side is unusual, except congenital cecal diverticulam ( single ) , you may have it , when inflammation subsides must have colonoscopy it mimics appendicitis , is a true diverticulum contains all layers of bowel , for recurrent attacks will need surgery. ...Read more

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Can diverticulitis pain be mostly on the right side of your abdomen with no constipation?

Yes: It is true that diverticulitis is most often on the left side of the abdomen. However right sided diverticulitis does occur and is not a result of constipation. ...Read more

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What are other conditions with symptoms similar to diverticulitis?

What are other conditions with symptoms similar to diverticulitis?

Crohn's: Diverticulitis has similar symptoms as crohn' s disease and colon cancer. Hence investigations are required to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are there any noticeable symptoms of diverticulitis?

Are there any noticeable symptoms of diverticulitis?

Yes.: Pain (typically in the left lower abdomen), fever, bloating, and a change in bowel habits are common. The symptoms vary with the severity of the inflammation present but require medical evaluation to help determine if hospitalization, or even emergency surgery, is necessary. ...Read more

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