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What is Diverticulosis of the Intestine?

Description of the disease:

Diverticulosis of the intestine is a condition in which protrusions called diverticula form in the walls of the intestine. This condition can lead to various complications, such as inflammation or bleeding.


  • Diverticulosis of the large intestine
  • Diverticulosis of the small intestine


Symptoms of diverticulosis of the intestine may include pain or discomfort in the abdomen, changes in bowel habits, bloating, and more.


The main cause of diverticulosis of the intestine is considered to be increased pressure inside the intestine, which can occur due to improper diet, lack of physical activity, genetic factors, etc.


Various tests, such as colonoscopy, CT scan, and X-ray, may be used to diagnose diverticulosis of the intestine.


Treatment of diverticulosis of the intestine may include medication, diet, and in some cases, surgical intervention.


Preventing diverticulosis of the intestine includes healthy eating, adequate physical activity, weight control, and more.


Gastroenterologist treats this disease.

Note: This material is provided for informational purposes only and is not medical advice.