- Q What are the symptoms of diverticular disease?
The symptoms of diverticulosis and diverticulitis are different. Diverticulosis: Many people don't have symptoms, but some people have cramping, bloating, and constipation. Some people also have bleeding, inflammation, and fistulas. If you are bleeding,... Full Answer
- Q Who gets diverticular disease?
Many people get diverticular disease. Starting at the age of 40, the chance of getting the disease increases about every 10 years. About half of people between the ages of 60 and 80 have diverticular disease. Almost everyone over the age of 80 has it.... Full Answer
- Q Can I eat nuts if I have diverticulitis?
Dr. Bill Salt, GastroenterologyMost people can. About one of every three Americans will develop small pouches (diverticula) of the colon (diverticulosis) by age 60, and two of every three will have diverticulosis by age 85. Most people with diverticulosis don't have any symptoms from... Full Answer