How Diverticular Disease is Investigated

Diverticula are frequently found during examinations for other colorectal problems, e.g. changes in bowel habit or bleeding. In this situation no treatment is usually required. A high fibre diet is usually advised to reduce the risk of complications.
Once formed diverticlua will not disappear. 

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If you think you have this condition or any of these symptoms
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