Diverticulosis

About- Diverticulosis also called diverticular disease is a condition when the small, bulging pouches are formed in the lining of the digestive system. When more than one pouch becomes inflamed or infected, the condition is called diverticulitis.
 
Symptoms-
 Abdominal Pain and cramping
 Abdominal tenderness
 Bloating
 Constipation
 Diarrhea
 Fever
 Mucus in the stool (occasionally)
 Nausea and vomiting
 
Causes-

Diverticulosis usually develops when weak places in the digestive track give way under pressure. Several risk factors are
 Aging
 Chronic constipation
 Insufficient fibre intake
 Obesity
 Prolonged use of painkillers
 Smoking
 
Specialist to visit
 Gastroenterologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.nhs.uk

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