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Vegan having diverticulosis. How is it possible? Pain in the lower stomach. Inflammation in the colon

I m a vegan how did I get diverticulosis was I diganose wrong I started having severe cramps in my lower stomach and having a lot of bowel movement then I started having teary bloody bowel movements then it was just blood coming out I went to the hospital and they did blood work and a ct scan and said I had inflamation in my colon and say I had diverticulosis could this been diganose wrong?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Thanks for asking.

I do not think that being vegetation gives someone immunity to diverticulosis.

Non vegetarians are at increased risk of developing the disease with inflammation but it can occur in vegetarians as well.

Answered: Sat, 7 Sep 2013
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