Diverticulosis

What is Diverticulosis?

Diverticulosis is the condition of having diverticula in the colon, which are outpocketings of the colonic mucosa and submucosa through weaknesses of muscle layers in the colon wall. These are more common in the sigmoid colon, which is a common place for increased pressure. This is uncommon before the age of 40, and increases in incidence after that age.

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what is the term mask on the colon

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Sometimes Colonic cancer and associated diverticulitis.In 45% of the cases the coexisting lesions...

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Can I take diclofenac sod to relieve diverticulosis?

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Yes,but be caotious

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Yes,you can take it for diverticulosis pain,but if this is diverticulitis,which...

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diverticulosis----whats the treatment?

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hydric diet and antibiotics

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Treatment of diverticulosis depends on severity of symptoms and presence of...

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