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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Diverticular dz: Extensive diverticulosis is one of the indications for total colectomy there did you get repeated infections, were you symptomatic with pain, fever , ... Read More

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Diverticulosis. : Unfortunately, some cases of diverticulosis end up this way. The doctor would be removing large intestines, not small, and depending on how the operat... Read More
Dr. Nisha Chellam
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Diverticulosis: Diverticulitis or inflammation of the diverticula that you have can lead to rupture or leaking and abscess formation. So a lot of times removing the c... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Dietary Modification: People with diverticulosis need to drink plent of water every day, eat high fiber foods, take a fiber supplement, avoid foods like nuts and seeds.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Resection? Maybe.: The surgery for diverticulosis of the colon is to remove said portion of the colon. This is not to be taken lightly. There are specific indications in... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Facelle
General Surgery 42 years experience
Only when diverticul: A are inflamed.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Bulk foods: . Fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, whole grains, lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products, unhealthy-processed foods, high in... Read More
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Dr. Jeremy Weinberger
General Surgery 23 years experience
Diverticulitis?: I'll assume you are asking about the role of antibiotics in diverticulitis. Diverticulosis is the presence of outpouches in the colon wall. It present... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Then: you need a colonoscopy! you should visit your gastroenterologist for further evaluation. if you have bleeding you will likely benefit from going to th... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
Eat well...: It's never too late to start eating well. At 45 with a history of diverticulitis, i'd recommend a broad diet with adequate fibre, and try to lower you... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Do nothing.: Diverticulosis without diverticulitis is a common finding in your age group. It requires no treatment.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Bowel surgery: Surgery for complicated diverticular disease can frequently be done laparoscopically resulting in quicker recovery. Your bowel habits might change po... Read More

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