Diverticulitis and diverticulosis - discharge

Diverticular disease - discharge

You were in the hospital to treat diverticulitis. This is an infection of an abnormal pouch (called a diverticulum) in your intestinal wall (most commonly in the sigmoid colon). This article tells you how to take care of yourself when you leave the hospital.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Self-care

Diet

When to Call the Doctor