Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis (cont.)
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Diverticulitis Medical Treatment
Diverticulosis with symptoms is usually treated as follows. This therapy is designed to soften stools and help them pass faster, which removes the conditions that cause diverticula in the first place.
Treatment for diverticulitis depends on the severity of the condition.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014
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