How Is Diverticulitis Diagnosed?
Symptoms and Physical Exam Symptoms of diverticulitis can be similar to those of other conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Therefore, a careful physical exam is crucial for diagnosing diverticulitis. During the exam, the doctor will ask questions about the patient’s symptoms, including abdominal pain, bloating, constipation or diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. They will…Read More »