Diverticular Disease

Diverticular Disease occurs when pouches called diverticula form when pressure builds inside the colon wall and become painfully inflamed. The most likely cause of diverticulitis is a low-fiber diet.  This disease can lead to serious complications; seek treatment right away if you feel significant pain in the lower left side of your abdomen.

This pain is so exhaustive


  • Abdominal pain
  • Left side tender
  • Cramping
  • Fever
  • Vomiting


  • Abdominal ultra sound
  • CT scan
  • Digital rectal exam


  • High fiber diet
  • Antibiotics
  • Colon resection