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Is diverticulosis permanent?

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Once you get diverticula, they're there to stay unless you get them surgically removed. You can minimize the chances of developing an infection by modifying your diet. If you have a mild case of diverticulosis, your doctor may tell you eat a high-fiber diet. This will help your bowels move regularly and lower your chance of getting diverticulitis.

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National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC). 

The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 7, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC). 

The Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 7, 2019

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