What is Peritonitis?
There is a thin layer of tissue that lines your inner abdominal wall and covers most of your abdominal organs. This silky membrane is called the peritoneum. When the peritoneum becomes inflamed, it causes a...+Read More
As patients become older or as the result of certain health problems, the diverticula (located in the colon or large intestine) develop weak spots over time, which can cause the colon to bulge. For some, this can cause inflammation and a more...+Read MorePosted on: 08/02/2019 | Diverticulitis
If you’ve found yourself experiencing severe abdominal pain, nausea, fever, and a drastic change in your bowel habits, you may have a gastrointestinal disease known as diverticulitis. This is a fairly common condition, and one that can be treated...+Read More
When abdominal cramping lands you in the ER, and it is your colon’s fault, it’s not just a stomach bug. If you have diverticulitis, this is exactly what can happen! Diverticula are bulging pockets that form in the colon, and when one or more...+Read MorePosted on: 09/11/2017 | Diverticulitis