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A 65-year-old female asked:

Can you drink a protein pwder when on liquid diet for diverticulitis?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
Yes.: The liquid diet is chosen to avoid any solids in the food you are eating. A protein drink would therefore qualify.
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Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Liquids are not restricted in diverticulitis.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
General Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: It should not affect the diverticulitis.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Aug 15, 2021

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