Doctors for Colonic Diverticular Disease in Trivandrum
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COLONIC DIVERTICULAR DISEASE
Diverticular disease is a condition that is accompanied with 3 diverse conditions that contribute to the formation of small sacs or pockets that occur around the colon wall. These include diverticulosis, diverticular bleeding, and diverticulitis. The symptoms of Diverticular disease include acute constipation followed with very loose bowel movements. Cramps and stomach pain occurs along with fever and chills.
HOW IS COLONIC DIVERTICULAR DISEASE DIAGNOSED?
The Gastroenterologist or the general physician will carry out a thorough physical, rectal, abdominal and pelvic examination. A complete blood cell count and urine analysis will also be carried out for better diagnosis. An upright radiography and ultrasound can also help.
HOW IS COLONIC DIVERTICULAR DISEASE TREATED?
In emergencies, the doctor would suggest you a laxative or enema, but this is not a long term solution. A change in diet would be advised along with extensive focus on consuming high fibre foods.
DID YOU KNOW?
Surgical procedures like closure of the rectal stump and end colostomy can also be conducted to cure the patient.