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History of ovarian cysts, colitis, diverticulitis. Flank pain, watery stools, pain near ribs and hips

mid 50 s female, past history; ovarian cysts about 30 yrs ago, colitist off and on last 35 yrs, diverticulist, 14 of sigmoid colon removed 7 yrs ago. left moderate flank pain, radiating heat, throbs at times, between ribs and hips closer to hips, front and back, oily water stools , can be grey, orangish, brown to black with flem and/or little substance. will feel like there is still more but can not go, nauseous at times, .
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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Hi...looks like you are having another episode of diverticulitis... better show to your doctor again and undergo a colonoscopy....
It will be good if you start some antibiotics like rifaximin and metonidazole in the mean time...

Dr. Ashish Verma
Answered: Sat, 7 Dec 2013
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