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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A 50-year-old female asked:

Friend had colonoscopy no cancer, polyps, no inflammation just multiple diverticula on sigmoid. still needs to see surgeon to cut piece of colon why?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Depends: The diverticuli can become inflamed and cause complications. It may be that your friend has diverticulitis that is severe enough that that segment of colon needs to be resected.
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