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A 24-year-old male asked:

Ct scan showed diverticulitis and sigmoid colon iflamation i'm freaking out the discharge paper said diverticulitis posible colitis and ibd?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unusual: At your age, and common with aging. You must be symptomatic if you are getting studied. Diverticula, diverticulosis, then irritation called diverticulitis. Your doctor will make dietary recommendations, and you may need colonoscopy to be sure no other issues.

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Last updated Aug 19, 2017

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