Carlisle Regional Medical Center: Diverticulitis

The most common symptom of diverticulitis is pain. It may be constant and persist for several days. Pain is usually felt in the lower left side of the abdomen, but may occur on the right, especially in people of Asian descent. Nausea and vomiting. Fever. Abdominal tenderness. Constipation or, less commonly, diarrhea.

Some ways to reduce your risk of Diverticulitis and colon issues include eating a healthy diet, quitting smoking, regular exercise, and avoiding certain medications.

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