Madison Seema
Madison Seema voted up Nicole Manion's answer
Diverticulitus is a painful condition that occurs when pouches form in the wall of the colon. These pouches can become inflamed or infected causing a very painful condition. Smoking will not have much of an effect on this condition unless the person with the disease is an extremely heavy smoker which may serve to irritate … Read more
Madison Seema
Madison Seema voted up Anonymous' answer

Smoking has been associated with increased rate of perforations in acute appendicitis as well as failure of colonic anastomosis in patients resected for colonic tumours. It has also been suggested that smoking is a risk factor for complicated diverticular disease of the colon.Several drugs are associated with an increased risk of diverticulitis, … Read more