How to Treat Diverticular Disease?
- Affecting a large bowel, usually due to chronic constipation(lack of fiber), causes pockets. Can get infected or inflamed
- If you have tummy pain, fever, blood in the feces, you would need hospital treatment
- CT scan helps to diagnose the condition, either CT colonoscopy or normal scan
- Diet change, pain killers, antibiotics are needed. Surgery to remove the infected diverticula, Interventional Radiology embolization if active bleeding noted