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    Understanding Diverticulitis -- Symptoms

    What Are the Symptoms of Diverticulitis?

    The symptoms of diverticulitis are:

    Understanding Diverticulitis

    Find out more about diverticulitis:

    Basics

    Symptoms

    Causes and Treatment

    Prevention

    Call Your Doctor About Diverticulitis If:

    • You have a fever, chills, abdominal swelling, or are vomiting.
    • You have blood in your stool.
    • You have a fever.
    • Your abdomen becomes rigid and you experience pain when you move; you could have peritonitis, an infection of the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity. Get medical help immediately.

    If you continue to have severe pain, despite treatment, you may have another abdominal disorder. Seek care from your doctor.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on March 03, 2015

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