Diverticular problems, pain in left side?

R/O IBS vs DIVERTICS. IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and labs. CT OF ABD/PELVIS Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Given age over 50 you also need a baseline colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water.