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can i eat quinoa if i have diverticulosis

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
20 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: No known issues with quinoa causing diverticulitis.
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure.: There's nothing that tells us that we can't eat quinoa given diverticuli.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
18 years experience General Surgery
Tiny pockets: Diverticulosis is a common condition that affects adults in developed countries whose diets consist mainly of refined foods low in fiber. The general ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
So we thought.: The traditional recommendations for dietary management of diverticulosis used to include avoidance of seeds and nuts. Now we know that they don't ne ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Infection: Infection in diverticulosis is called diverticulitis. This infection needs medical treatment with antibiotics to prevent complications. Usually need t ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Low fiber.: If he has diverticulitis, he must follow a low fiber diet - very light with plenty of fluids. Once he's better, he must chronically maintain a high f ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fiber in excess: Can cause gas. Add fiber slowly to the diet rather than make abrupt changes. Also inadequate fluid or excessive caffeine or alcohol can cause the fibe ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Bowel surgery: Surgery for complicated diverticular disease can frequently be done laparoscopically resulting in quicker recovery. Your bowel habits might change po ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
I don't think anyone: really knows for sure regarding dietary guidelines for people with colonic infections. Common sense says "binding foods" which include bananas and gr ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Heartburn/dyspepsia: If you mean "hurt in left stomach" is in the left UPPER abdomen/near the stomach, I would be more inclined to think it is the partially treated heartb ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fiber: High fiber, high fluid.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
22 years experience General Surgery
No in general : But if you have left sided abdominal pain, bloody stool then please see ur doctor.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Diverticulosis: Diverticulosis is the presence of small outpouching's of the wall of the digestive tract, usually the colon. If one of them becomes infected it is kno ... Read More

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