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foods that aggravate diverticulitis

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
37 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
High fiber!: The idea that folks with diverticular disease should avoid seeds, nuts, corn, popcorn has never had any data to support it, so unless a particular foo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
1st, fiber free: With acute diverticulitis, rx involves antibiotics. Initial diet rx is with liquids only, allowing the inflammation to decrease. As inflammation decr ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: If you currently have an active infection, depending on the severity, dietary restrictions will wary.If you do not have an active infection generally ... Read More
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Dr. Cheryl Winchell
50 years experience Family Medicine
Bland : Bland foods usually are not spicy or acidic or interesting. Think cheese sandwich, cream of mushroom soup, crackers...... If is sounds too good, it's ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
No: The cause of appendicitis is obstruction of the lumen to the appendix.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes there are many: There are several like benefiber drink mix, viacost organic hempprotein high fiber drink, andfitsmart protein fiber shakes you can get these on line ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema & foods: Cow's milk, chicken eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and gluten. Any food that one is allergic to will worsen eczema. Other factors that produce the sa ... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: High fiber has been shown, in some studies, to be salutary
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: We have little evidence that "agitation" caused by food causes cancer in the GI tract(Stomach or Intestines)
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Spice still good: There is no known correlation between eating spicy foods and appendicitis.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
No: There is no relation between GERD & IBS
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Eat fewer: Calories and exercise more and if you burn up 3500 calories you don't take in you will lose one pound of weight. You can't specify where it will come ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, alth ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If it has a lot of butter on it which is fat it could aggravate a gall bladder. Normally fatty or greasy foods aggravate a diseased gall bladder.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Gas - bowels: You should bring this to the attention of your doctor. Almost certainly she/he will take a medical history, examine you, and order labs. Relax a bit - ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Kidney Stones: • Vegetables highest in oxalate and lowest in calcium a pose the highest potential risk: beat greens, rhubarb, chard, tea. • If oxalate and calcium le ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Watch your body: Most of what you read about "acid" and "alkaline" foods online is "misleading" at best. The link between diet and the exacerbations and remissions of ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
32 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: Acidic foods, foods high in potassium, caffeine & alcohol all can make ic symptoms worse. For a more complet list refer to this link. http://www.dr ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Google search it!: This is easy information to find in books, magazines and in Google.com. But in general, all fruits and also all vegetables contain ample amounts of fi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience Cardiology
Hemorrhoids worse: Constipation is what makes hemorrhoids worse, both because of straining, and because of rubbing of a hard stool. Any drug or food which causes consti ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Good fat vs.: bad fat. Bad fat in junk food can result in greasy bowel movements and overall deterioration in health. Good fat such as found in coconut oil and ol ... Read More
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