What does acute diverticulitis mean?

Answer Diverticula are small pouches that develop in the digestive tract in some people, most often after age 40. Acute diverticulitis occurs if these pouches become inflamed or infected, according to the... Read More »

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What Does"Acute Care"Mean?

Acute care hospitals admit patients for only short periods of time for treatment of an illness, surgery, injury or short-term complications from a chronic illness. Acute care hospitals differ from ... Read More »

What are the foods I can eat with diverticulitis that won't hurt my stomach?

I recently spent 7 days in the hospital recovering from an especially severe case of diverticulitis. There are three stages to the problem, when not showing any symptoms you have diverticulosis (th... Read More »

How long does acute iritis last?

Acute iritis, also known as anterior uveitis, is a condition involving inflammation of the iris of the eye. Without treatment, acute iritis may become permanent or lead to blindness. Doctors usuall... Read More »

How to Treat Diverticulitis?

Diverticulitis is caused by inflammation and infection of small pouches that form in the digestive tract, especially in people older than 40. The condition that forms the pouches (diverticulosis) c... Read More »