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Can you have chest pain with diverticulitus?
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Can you have chest pain with diverticulitus?
I have been diverticulitus and am on my second attack in a year, when I have the attacks I have chest pains almost like spasms that will last for days. Could that be related to the meds they have me on  or a symptom of diverticulitus.
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Hi pat29,
Chest pain is a not a symptom of diverticulitis.
It could be due to someother problem.
What medications are you on?
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I am on ciparo and flaglyn and I also take synthroid .5 . I have had chest xray and ekg done about a month ago because of the chest pain. Both test came back normal, and then they did a stress test because I was still having pain. The pain is on my left side and in my shoulder blade.
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Hi pat29,
Have an upper GI endoscopy and 24 hours pH monitoring test done to rule out GERD.
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