Diverticular disease - diverticulitis and diverticulosis
Diverticular disease, including diverticulitis, is linked to a low-fibre diet – find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.
Surgery for diverticular disease
Diverticular disease of the colon can cause pain and other serious problems. Surgery to remove the affected part of your bowel should prevent your symptoms from coming back.
Bowel obstruction can cause serious health problems. If you have a bowel obstruction, you will usually need immediate treatment in hospital.