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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Non-spicy, low-fiber: A bland diet (soft, low-fiber, non-spicy) may include: lowfat milk and other lowfat dairy; cooked, canned, or frozen vegetables; cooked or canned frui... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kramer
General Surgery 35 years experience
Low residue diet: Low residue diet which is the opposite of high fiber for 10 to 14 days.
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: It depends on how bad the attack is. Sometimes diverticulitis attacks are bad enough that they require hospital admission with IV antibiotics. Sometim... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mukul Mehra
22 years experience
Avoid NSAIDs: avoid alcohol and NSAIDs if possible and a bland diet is reasonable.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mick
Family Medicine 25 years experience
For some it may.: Most diet plans and supplements are modestly helpful, if you combine them with healthy foods and regular exercise. In general, if patients are willin... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Food like spices, acid-like can irritate the diverticula
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Olshansky
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology 47 years experience
An ongoing problem: GERD is not necessarily curable. It can come and go. Alcohol, caffeine can make it worse.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Need the diet.: Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but medications like PPIs don't stop the LPR, they just make it so that you don't feel the reflux - but it's still... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
See below: Increase fiber intake to 35 grams/day. Prunes and other dried fruit like apricots are natural laxatives and helpful. Drink an extra 4 glasses of water... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: It is not normal to have such pain daily, and if it is coming from gastritis, antacid medications should make it get better. Your doctor can evaluate ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Marginal benefit.: Realize that medications don't stop the damaging refluxate, but merely make it so that you can't feel the burning of an acidic refluxate. Lifestyle m... Read More