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07-05-10, 13:41
Please can anyone tell me if they're suffering with diverticular disease. I've just spent 4 days in hospital with it and am having a colonoscopy in a few weeks time. If anyone has had one as well, I would be grateful to hear from you.
Many thanks.

27-12-10, 05:49
Diverticulosis occurs when pouches, called diverticula, form in the colon. These pouches bulge out like weak spots in a tire. Diverticulitis occurs if the pouches become inflamed.Diverticular disease is a condition in which small pouches, called diverticula, develop in the wall of the colon, or large intestine.Diverticular disease is a common condition affecting the digestive system. It happens when small bulges or pouches, called diverticula, form in the wall of the bowel.