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A 39-year-old male asked:

Can i eat normally and would live a normal life after a colon resection due to diverticulosis? does the colon resection have to be done by open surger

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Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Bowel surgery: Surgery for complicated diverticular disease can frequently be done laparoscopically resulting in quicker recovery. Your bowel habits might change post-op but rarely to either extreme. Most individuals resume a normal life post-op. Good luck!
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