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A 32-year-old male asked:

Someone has to prove to me that my diverticulosis isn't caused by insufflation from my colonoscopy. no studies deny it and all my tests point to it. ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
We don't have the: power to change your mind. We don't know what your medical history is or what your tests showed. I feel no need to try to prove anything to you. However, if your surgeon diagnosed you with diverticulosis & has photos from your colonoscopy you could ask to be shown these with explanation of what is being seen.

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Last updated May 13, 2017

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