Diverticular Disease Treatment in Ahmedabad

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Best Diverticular Disease Treatment in Ahmedabad

Diverticula are tiny pouches with protruding edges that can develop in the lining of your digestive tract. The last portion of the large intestine (colon) is where they are most frequently detected. Diverticula are typical, particularly after the age of 40, and rarely create issues. To know everything about Diverticular Disease, go through this page. Have you been diagnosed with Diverticular Disease? You can get the best Diverticular Disease Treatment in Ahmedabad by Dr Avadh Patel.

What is Diverticular Disease?

The presence of diverticula is called Diverticulosis. Diverticular Disease is a disorder in which one or more of the pouches become inflamed and, occasionally, infected, this is also called Diverticulitis. Diverticulitis can result in excruciating stomach pain, fever, nausea, and a noticeable change in bowel patterns.

What happens in Diverticular Disease?

Diverticular Disease involves Diverticula that commonly forms when naturally brittle areas of your colon buckle under pressure. Due to this, pouches the size of marbles poke through the colon wall.

Diverticulitis develops when the diverticula develop a tear, causing swelling and, occasionally, infection.

Who is at Risk of Diverticular Disease?

  • Diverticular Disease is more common as people age (Elderly)
  • The likelihood of having diverticulitis rises with weight (Obesity)
  • Diverticular Disease is more prevalent in smokers compared to non-smokers
  • Diverticular Disease risk increases with sedentary lifestyle The risk is reduced by exercise
  • A low-fiber diet and high intake of animal fat appears to raise risk
  • Steroids, opioids, and NSAIDs, including ibuprofen, are among the medications linked to a higher risk of diverticulitis

What are the symptoms of Diverticular Disease?

Symptoms and indicators of Diverticular Disease include:

  • Chronic pain that lasts for several days, typically on the lower left side of the abdomen
  • Vomiting and nauseous
  • Fever
  • Altered bowel habit
  • Bleeding per rectum

You can also read: symptoms of diverticular disease

What are the Complications of Diverticular Disease?

  • Abscess
  • Blockage of Bowel (Obstruction)
  • Fistula with intestine or urinary bladder
  • Fecal or Purulent Peritonitis

Diagnosis of Diverticular Disease

Typically, Diverticular Disease is discovered during an acute attack.

The following tests are likely after that:
  • Blood and urine test to rule out infection
  • Ultrasound abdomen
  • CECT abdomen and pelvis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Barium Enema

Treatment Diverticular Disease

Mild diverticulitis can be treated with rest, diet changes, and antibiotics. Diverticulitis that is severe or persistent may require surgery. Treatment of Diverticular Disease depends on the severity of symptoms.

Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

  • Antibiotics to treat infection, although new guidelines state that in very mild cases, they may not be needed
  • A soft diet till the time bowel heals. Once your symptoms improve, you can gradually add solid food to your diet

Complicated Diverticulitis

Severe attack might need hospitalization. Treatment generally involves:

  • IV Antibiotics
  • Abdominal abscess (if present) drainage through a tube
  • Surgery

Patients might need surgery to treat diverticular disease if:

  • They have an issue, such as a gut abscess, fistula, blockage, or intestinal wall perforation
  • Experienced diverticulitis many times in the past
  • If their immune system is weakened

The Surgery for Diverticular Disease involves:

  • Primary bowel resection and anastomosis
  • Bowel resection with end colostomy (Hartmann Procedure)
  • Peritoneal lavage and drainage

How to Prevent Diverticular Disease?

To prevent Diverticular Disease:

  • Exercise regularly
  • Eat more fiber
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Avoid smoking

Frequently Asked Questions

Where to get Best treatment for Diverticular Disease in Ahmedabad?

To get the best treatment for Diverticular Disease in Ahmedabad, you can visit Dr. Avadh Patel in Ahmedabad. Dr. Patel, through his years of experience and expertise, provides the most effective yet affordable treatment of Diverticular Disease in Ahmedabad.

Is diverticulitis treatable?

Medications can be used to treat the infection and inflammation associated with diverticulitis, but the condition is prone to recurrence. Diverticulosis is typically a chronic disorder. If treatment for severe diverticulitis is ineffective, the diseased portion of the colon may need to be removed surgically.


Call us for Emergency and Make an Appointment

Working Hours

  • Monday To Thursday & Saturday:
  • Morning:11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Evening:04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Friday & Sunday:
  • Not Available
  • Address:
  • Kaizen Hospital, 132 Feet Ring Rd, near Helmet Circle, Memnagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380052