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    Diverticulitis - Symptoms

    Symptoms of diverticulitis may last from a few hours to several days. These symptoms may include:

    Complications also can cause symptoms. If an abnormal opening (fistula) develops between the colon and the vagina or the colon and the urethra, you may pass air or stool from the vagina or the urethra.

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    Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is a condition that happens when there’s a problem with your pancreas, mainly with how well it helps you digest food. Your pancreas makes enzymes that break down the fats, proteins, and starches you eat so your body can use them. If the organ can’t do its job, you can have digestive and other problems, such as: Loss of appetite Diarrhea Weight loss Loose, pale, oily, foul-smelling stools Stomach pain Gas and bloating Bone pain Muscle...

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    Other conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or a urinary tract infection, may cause symptoms similar to diverticulitis.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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