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Published on Nov 30, 2018

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By: Nevaeh McGuinness and Tonie Bogan 


  • Inflammation of the Diverticula and the lower part of the large intestine


  • Caused by an infection of the Divertucila caused by tears of the marvel like sacs or protrusions through the intestine


  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Tender Abdomen

How is it Diagnosed

  • Starts with a physical exam - for women they do a pelvic exam
  • Then they do a blood and urine test
  • Liver enzyme test
  • CT scan
  • A stool test


  • Diet and Nutritional Plan
  • Water Diet
  • Slowly transition into solid food diet

Longterm Effects

  • If complicatoins occur, Irritable Bowel Syndrome can occur


  • Diverticulitis is caused by the infection of the Diverticula
  • If diagnosed with it you will have sever abdominal pain and most likely a fever
  • When you go to get diagnosed you will have to do a CT Scan and a stool test
  • To help it you will go on diets to slowly get back to eating solid foods

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