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is ulcerative colitis and diverticulitis same?

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Dr. Daniel Popowich
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No: These are two completely separate conditions although one patient can have both diagnoses at some point in time. It is very important to have a colonoscopy and GI/surgical evaluation to make the correct diagnosis as the treatments (medical and surgical) are very different.
Answered on Feb 13, 2019

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