Basically there are no shown symptoms in non-complication cases. However, some might experience bloating, constipation or diarrhea, and lower abdominal cramps. Mostly, it may be found unexpectedly after performing barium enema, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy. Patients without symptoms shown are likely not to experience them at all, only 15-25% could experience bleeding from pockets vessels.
In case of diverticulitis, patients might experience the following symptoms:
- Abdominal pain, usually in the lower left area
- Nausea, vomit
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Fever, shivering
However, with the right diagnosis and antibiotic administration, most of the cases are cured. There are a small number of cases that complications occur.