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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
May help: Diverticulitis is an active infection in small pouches on the colon & needs antibiotics for treatment & bland liquid diet during the infection. Divert ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Lister
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You can have an elective colon resection to remove the portion of colon that has diverticulosis.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Segal
18 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple factors: Diverticulosis, or small outpouching of the bowel, is generally due to a combination of conditions including advanced age, genetics, and diet. A high ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If you mean : Diverticulosis coli, no one knows for sure. But the prevailing theory is hypertonicity of muscles of the colon. This pressure squeezes down on the m ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Diverticulosis: Because diverticula by themselves usually do not cause problems, most people learn they have diverticulosis during routine screening examinations for ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Medical treatment: Of diverticulosis coli is high fiber diet to stretch and relax the hypertrophic muscles of the wall of the colon, which caused the diverticula in the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Wilson
44 years experience General Surgery
No, should help: Physical activity generally improves bowel function and colon motility, which reduce risk of diverticular problems. Basic issues include adequate liq ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fiber: High fiber, high fluid.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
60: In the us, diverticulosis is found i approximately 1/3 of people aged 60. This increases to 2/3 people by age 80. Most people with diverticulosis do ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Need Correct DX : Diverticulosis is the common disease where small pockets form on the colon. In and of itself, they cause no symptoms unless one ruptures, which causes ... Read More
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