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What is pandiverticulosis

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology 30 years experience
Diverticulosis: Of the entire colon. Diverticulosis is most common in the sigmoid colon, but can be seen throughout the entire large bowel.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Segal
Family Medicine 19 years experience
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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Low fiber diet: Genetics likely plays some role. However, low fiber diet and other things that hinder normal bowel function are the most significant factors. Don't ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Diverticulosis: Diverticulosis is essentially caused by pressure. Straining at stool causes pressure within the colon, and that pressure seeks to escape through weak... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Diverticulosis: Because diverticula by themselves usually do not cause problems, most people learn they have diverticulosis during routine screening examinations for ... Read More
Dr. Wesley Marquart
General Surgery 18 years experience
Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy is a painless technique that visualizes the entire colon. An older test is a barium enema. This will also show diverticulosis.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Diverticulosis: The tests for diverticulosis are CT of the abdomen and pelvis and colonoscopy.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
High fiber.: The only real dietary recommendation at this point for chronic management of diverticulosis is to follow a high fiber diet, and of course lots of flui... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Wilson
General Surgery 45 years experience
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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Diverticulosis coli: Is outpouching of lining of colon caused by hypertonic muscles in the walls. When it gets infected or inflamed, it is called diverticulitis.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Advanced age: And low residue diet. Diverticulosis coli is an acquired degenerative disease, in contrast to congenital diverticular disease, such as meckel's diver... Read More

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