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can i take aspirin if i have diverticulitis

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Best: probiotics that I use regularly with my patients are Florastor or align both over the counter and available virtually everywhere.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Neither is necessary: none of what you mention is bad for diverticulitis.if you want to avoid food stay away from food that has nuts or seeds , avoid red meat,and keeps you ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Ask your doc: Talk to your primary care doctor about it. There are conflicting reports about how much benefit daily, low dose aspirin provides. Don't be shy, and le ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Casanas
Specializes in Cardiology
Plavix (clopidogrel) bleeds more: Aspirin acts to prevent platelet adhesion and the mechanism for Plavix (clopidogrel) is through platelet also but different. Overall the incidence o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could still B intern: -hemorrhoid so, best 2 have it checked out. Usually if blood is from higher up in the GI tract it's black. Still I would B evaled.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not good idea: There are 2 reasons for kidney pain, infection and trauma (stone movement). In many cases there is a hemorrhage in the kidney (aspirin has anticoagula ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: A lot depends on whether you have cirrhosis from the fatty liver disease, but one baby Aspirin may be okay. Check your with your doctor to confirm.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience Radiology
Ultrasound: Aspirin won't hurt, but it won't dissolve a thrombus (clot) if that is what you have. You should see a doctor asap and get an ultrasound. If you do ha ... Read More
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes, but may not gel: Diverticulitis indicates an infection. Usually requires antibiotics. Senokot, (senna) may help reduce the effects of diverticulosis, this is an unin ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
The directions: are on the bottle, unless you are taking for cardio protective and at your age probably not. But Aspirin taken for a prolonged period will cause bleed ... Read More
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