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Small intestine diverticulosis

Small intestine diverticulosis: Introduction

Small intestine diverticulosis: Small intestinal diverticulosis refers to the clinical entity characterized by the presence of multiple saclike mucosal herniations through weak points in the intestinal wall. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Small intestine diverticulosis is available below.

Symptoms of Small intestine diverticulosis

  • Diverticular pain - Abdominal pain in the absence of other complications (can be the only manifestation of small bowel diverticulosis)
  • Bleeding - Hematochezia, melena, or obscure bleeding that leads to iron deficiency
  • Diverticulitis - Fever and localized tenderness associated with inflammation
  • Intestinal obstruction - Colicky abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, vomiting
  • Perforation and localized abscess - Fever, abdominal pain with or without signs of peritonitis
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Small intestine diverticulosis

  • Prehospital care: Acute abdomen and obvious and occult GI hemorrhage are the clinical scenarios that necessitate prehospital intervention. Vascular access, intravenous fluid, oxygen, and prompt transport to the hospital are all that is required in the field
  • Medical management
  • Abdominal pain without clinical evidence of diverticulitis or intestinal obstruction requires no specific treatmentFor diverticulitis, patients often require hospitalization because preoperative diagnosis of small bowel diverticulitis is difficult. Initial interventions include the following:
  • Bed rest
  • Nothing by mouth and/or nasogastric suctioning
  • more treatments...»

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Small intestine diverticulosis: Complications

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Causes of Small intestine diverticulosis

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Small intestine diverticulosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Small intestine diverticulosis

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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic...read more »

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Prognosis for Small intestine diverticulosis

Prognosis for Small intestine diverticulosis: Prognosis is good even with complications.

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  1. Small intestine diverticulosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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