diverticulitis may last from a few hours to several
days. These symptoms may include:
Tenderness, cramps, or pain in the abdomen
(usually in the lower left side but may occur on the right) that is sometimes
worse when you move.
Fever and chills.
feeling, abdominal swelling, or gas.
Nausea and sometimes vomiting.
Complications also can cause symptoms. If an abnormal
opening (fistula) develops between the colon and the vagina or the colon and
urethra, you may pass air or stool from the vagina or
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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