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What can i eat during the 6weeks after a diverticulitis flare up

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 38 years experience
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. Michael Murray
Breast Surgery 35 years experience
Most anything: There has been alot of misinformation as to how diet relates to diverticulitis. Limiting certain foods such as seeds , popcorn etc used to be common b... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
There does not seem to be much of an effect on food intake on diverticulitis. Want diet that lessens stools a bit or a lot depending. I would start w... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
We old time physicians still advocate avoiding harsh roughage in cases of convalescing sigmoid diverticulitis. In my opinion this especially includes ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
I generally: Treat diverticulitis with 14 days of antibiotics, a liquid diet until pain and fever and white blood cell count normalize, then a low fiber diet for a... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
These are low roughage foods and pose no problems for someone with diverticulitis providing that your physician has advanced your diet to soft solids ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
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
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
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
General Surgery 36 years experience
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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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Isaak Halegoua
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Yes it can recur : Surgery usually involves a resection of the part of the colon infected so that a recurrence can occur in another part of the colon. As far as diet is... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Unless so recommended by treating physician, not the ideal time to take a laxative, such as Movicol. Would recommend avoiding use of any laxative duri... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 41 years experience
Abdominal pain: Do not self diagnose;see a physician;antibiotics may be in order
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