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is yogurt good for diverticulitis

A 72-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No need: Sorry to maybe burst a bubble, but yogurt and other dairy products do not help diverticulitis or other gastrointestinal infections. The theory is that ... Read More

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A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herve Dumont
40 years experience in General Surgery
Soft foods: I suggest you avoid nuts, candies are hard foods and eat soft types of foods; apple sauce, chicken soup, peanut butter , etc.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: You are young to get diverticulitis. Have you had a diagnosis with colonoscopy or other test? Diverticulitis is an infection that needs treatment with ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
BALANCE AND NO BOOZE: For reflux, avoid alcohol and tobacco, carbonation, and large meals. Don't lie down after meals for a couple hours. For the acute inflammation of div ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience in General Surgery
No: It won't hurt but will not help. Diverticulitis is an infection around a diverticula and needs to be treated with antibiotics. If they do not resolve ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in 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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Uncomp. D'itis RX OP: Despite the broad antibacterial spectrum of ciprofloxacin, most anaerobic organisms are resistant to the drug, whereas several gram-positive organism ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Inflammation inside: Diverticulitis is to denote the inflammation usually by infection inside a small pouching-out pocket from the wall of colon usually in the descending ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Early vs. Late: Acute diverticulitis is associated with swelling of the colon that may create a temporary partial blockage of the colon. Therefore, we often advocate ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
It can be.: Diverticulitis occurs when a small pocket on the wall of the colon ruptures. If the hole seals quickly, one may be treated as an out-patient with ora ... Read More
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