Steroids Can ‘Mask’ Diagnosis of Lesnar Disease

WCCO-AM in Minneapolis sources that Brock Lesnar has a case of diverticulitis, which is “a disease where small pouches form in the digestive system.”

Brock Lesnar

I’m by no means accusing Brock Lesnar of doing steroids, but a quick check on the diagnosis of diverticulitis reveals that steroid use can sometimes play a significant role in masking early symptoms.

In 2003, the New Zealand Medical Journal reported,  “One of the lesser known but most life-threatening gastrointestinal side effects of steroids is the perforation of colonic diverticula.