Diverticula

Diverticula are small pouches that bulge outward through the colon or large intestine . If you have these pouches, you have a condition Called diverticulosis. It becomes More common as people age. About half of all people over age to have it. The main cause is a low - fibre diet. Most people with diverticulosis don't have Symptoms , sometimes it causes mild cramps, bloating or constipation . Diverticulosis is often found through tests ordered for something else. For example - it is often found during a colonoscopy to screen for Cancer.

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