How to Treat Diverticular Disease?

Medical Treatment:
  • 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

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