Appendicitis is a painful swelling of the appendix.
Our Health A-Z contains more information on Appendicitis.
Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are related digestive conditions that affect the large intestine (colon).
Our Health A-Z contains more information on Diverticulitis.
Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.