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what vegetables can I eat with diverticulitis

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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Yes: I tell my patients that nuts are ok. In the past it was thought that nuts caused problems for people with diverticuli, but I've seen at least one stu ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 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 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 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 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Avi Belizon
8 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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Dr. Shady Macaron
19 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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