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can you eat eggplant with diverticulitis

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Diet for: Treatment of diverticulosis is controversial. High fiber, low fiber, etc. I don't think eggplants are at either extreme, so i think you are ok other ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Divverticulosis.: Eggplant should not anger your diverticulosis.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Active or resolving?: With active diverticulitis on antibiotics, want to eat smaller and easy to digest foods, avoid heavy meals. As you heal you need to increase fiber in ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Generally: For acute diverticulitis, i recommend low to no fiber for 4-6 weeks following diagnosis and treatment with antibiotics. Then if surgery not indicated, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
Depends : There are two schools of thought. And u guessed it, some say u can and others u can't! personally i feel that the biggest thing is formed soft bm. If ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
No: Once you develop acute diverticulitis you should stop eating blueberries and other foods which contain significant amounts of fiber. With these sympto ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If not dealing with a current attack, turkey sausage is fine. However, ensure that your diet has plenty of fiber and water in it to help soften and a ... Read More
A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avi Belizon
9 years experience General Surgery
Not right away: generally I recommend that for 2 weeks following a diverticulitis episode, my patients remain on a low residue diet. Which is a diet low in fiber. Oat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is clearly possible. Is it wise i think is what you are asking. Probably pursuing a low fat diet is best, so you can clearly eat meat and there are ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
20 years experience General Surgery
Yes: The old teaching suggest that you stay on low residue diet to reduce the chance of recurrent episode of diverticulitis. Sunflower seed do not leave an ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Acute new onset of infected diverticulitis is treated with antibiotics and small light diet of liquids or soft foods. Diverticulosis is a chronic cond ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Probably: Diverticulitis occurs when a small pocket on the wall of the colon ruptures. We used to believe that any foods that can block the small opening of th ... Read More
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