Meckel's Diverticulum | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • What causes Meckel's diverticulum? Was I born with it?
  • Are there lifestyle changes I can make that will relieve the symptoms of Meckel's diverticulum?
  • Will I have to have surgery for Meckel's diverticulum? Are there other options?
  • Is there medicine that will relieve the symptoms of Meckel's diverticulum?
  • Are my children at risk of Meckel's diverticulum?

Source

Meckel's Diverticulum by JP Martin, M.D., PD Connor, PH.D., and K Charles, J.D. (American Family Physician February 15, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000215/1037.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 02/00

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