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What is diverticulitis treatment?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Antibiotics

Usually antibiotics. Severe cases may require surgery.

In brief: Antibiotics

Usually antibiotics. Severe cases may require surgery.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diverticulitis Treat

Acute diverticulitis is treated with IV fluids and antibiotics like Flagyl and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and in complicated cases surgery is needed.
After the acute phase you need to go on high residue diet to avoid the recurrence.Divertucli are pouches in the wall of colon and are caused by constant straining and constipation and to prevent that you need to incrase fiber in your diet, high fiber diet.

In brief: Diverticulitis Treat

Acute diverticulitis is treated with IV fluids and antibiotics like Flagyl and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and in complicated cases surgery is needed.
After the acute phase you need to go on high residue diet to avoid the recurrence.Divertucli are pouches in the wall of colon and are caused by constant straining and constipation and to prevent that you need to incrase fiber in your diet, high fiber diet.
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