What Are Diverticulitis Symptoms in Women?

Q:
What are diverticulitis symptoms in women?

A:
Diverticulitis is a colon disease affecting 10% of the population over 40 years.

Symptoms
Diverticulitis in women is mostly common in western countries than Africa and Asia. The formation of diverticula rarely produces any symptoms. And even if it does, the symptoms are not exclusively specific to this condition. As a result, this condition often goes unnoticed. However, diverticulitis indeed produces certain specific symptoms include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal tenderness
  • Diverticula bleeding
  • Lower abdominal cramps
  • Woman affected by infected diverticula may develop fever

Provention

  • Surgery is the only way out if diverticulitis becomes severe. However, diverticulosis can be controlled with the help of proper diet.
  • Diverticulitis in young women especially, can be controlled with healthy diet and bowel habits. Eating a fiber-rich diet is the most effective remedy for all bowel diseases.

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