Diverticulosis attack treated with antibotics can arrest further devlopment? colon scan indicates two pouches locatedi n the lower colon near rectum
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General Surgery 23 years experience
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Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Infection vs. not.: Diverticulitis is an infection of diverticuli treatable with antibiotics. But this treatment does not make the actual diverticuli go away, nor would it prevent you from creating more diverticuli in the future. A high fiber diet with plenty of water will do this.
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Last updated Mar 10, 2015
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