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Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Diverticulitis


Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Diverticulitis

A sudden (acute) bout of diverticulitis can cause symptoms that resemble those of other diseases or conditions. Your doctor will perform a physical exam and may do tests to find out whether diverticulitis is the cause of your symptoms.

Symptoms of diverticulitis can be similar to those of:

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerArvydas D. Vanagunas, MD - Gastroenterology
Last RevisedJuly 26, 2010

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