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diverticulosis/di·ver·tic·u·lo·sis/ (-lo´sis) the presence of diverticula in the absence of inflammation.
diverticulosisThe presence of multiple diverticula in the colon which, if inflamed/infected, is termed diverticulitis Clinical Sx, if present, include abdominal colic, constipation, diarrhea, bloating Diagnosis Colonoscopy, CT of abdomen Management High fiber diets may delay progression of diverticulosis or diverticulitis
diverticulosis(dī″vĕr-tĭk″ū-lō′sĭs) [″ + Gr. osis, condition]
diverticulosisA condition in which many sac-like protrusions (diverticula) occur in the large intestine (colon).
Patient discussion about diverticulosis
Q. What corn based products can I eat. I have diverticular disease. I love corn tortillas, corn bread, corn dogs.
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Q. How to prevent diverticulitis? I am a 43 year old man. I just had colonoscopy and my Doctor said I have diverticulosis and am at risk in developing diverticulitis. How can I prevent developing diverticulitis?