A female asked:

I'm having a diverticulitis flare-up. will drinking warm water with acv and lemon juice help the symptoms?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: If there is any evidence of infection, you may need antibiotics and analgesia, and low-residue diet
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