Know When to Use Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

You'll see less focus on antibiotics to treat acute diverticulitis.

For years, antibiotics have been the mainstay for treating diverticulitis...when pouches or sacs in the colon become inflamed or infected and cause lower abdominal pain, nausea, low-grade fever, etc.

Now there's a push to limit antibiotics in some cases...since diverticulitis is thought to be more of an inflammatory process.

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