A member asked:

Is it ok to drink alcohol if you have diverticulosis?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

It's ok in moderation. It won't aggravate it. If you have diverticulitis though (with pain, diarrhea, and/or fever), then see a doctor right away for treatment.

Answered Mar 6, 2019

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Dr. Dean Giannone answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Alcohol consumption shouldn't have any direct effect on diverticulosis. bad for the liver, though, so be careful.

Answered Jan 11, 2015

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