Diverticulum is an organic term for pouching of an empty, liquid filled structure in any piece of the body. diverticulitis is a typical sickness where little, protruding pockets called diverticula are framed in the divider of the colon. The colon gets to be excited and contaminated when these diverticula burst and the condition is known as diverticulitis. The illness is regular among people over the age gathering of 40. Gentle diverticulitis can be treated with way of life changes yet extreme and repeating diverticulitis may oblige surgery.

At the point when there are changes inside the digestive tract because of high weight, there is inaccurate contracting of the digestion tracts, which can prompt diverticulitis

  • Low fibre diet and refined foods
  • Straining to pass stools
  • Constipation
  • Ageing and heredity
  • Physical inactivity
  • Being overweight
  • Bloating and cramping in the lower part of the belly
  • Blood in stool
  • Tenderness in the left and lower side of the abdomen
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Gas
  • Loss of appetite
  • Not eating

CBC :A complete blood count is done to check for infection and low red blood cells in the blood indicating the possibility of a bleed in the colon.
Abdominal X-ray :The cause of abdominal pain is usually ascertained through the abdominal x-ray.
Urinalysis :A urine analysis is done to check for urinary tract infection.
Digital rectal Exam :This procedure helps to identify any mass or tenderness in the lower pelvic area.
Occult blood test :A fecal occult blood test helps to identify blood in the stool.
CT scan :A computed tomography helps to identify any rupture in the diverticula or the presence of pocket of infection in the abdomen.
Barium enema x-ray :A barium enema x-ray is a procedure where the barium fills the colon. X-rays of the outline of the inside of the intestines are taken, which can help in confirming the presence of diverticula and subsequent diverticulosis.
Flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy :These tests are done to rule out ulcerative colitis and to identify any bleeding occurring from the intestine.

Diverticulitis by and large will require antibiotics and bowel rest. Occasionally surgery may be required to treat conditions like diverticular abscess and colovesical fistulaite

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