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:
Though some types of diarrhea, such as those due to other medical conditions, are unavoidable, infectious diarrhea can be prevented.
The most important way to avoid diarrhea is to avoid coming into contact with infectious agents that can cause it. This means that good hand washing and hygiene are very important.
Also, if you travel to developing countries, you should take the following precautions:
Drink only bottled water, even for tooth brushing
Avoid eating food from street vendors...