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Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Diverticulitis

A sudden (acute) bout of diverticulitis can cause symptoms that resemble those of other conditions. Your doctor will do 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:

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology
Last Revised July 19, 2012

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