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Foods To Avoid With Colitis
Ulcerative colitis: Many patients with ulcerative colitis have intolerance to gluten and fat. Try lowering gluten, by decreasing wheat products in your diet. Try avoiding fatty foods, and/or adding a bile binder like Questran to your diet. The goal of diet therapy is to achieve 2 soft bowel movements daily with a bowel regimen. ...Read more
What foods should someone not eat with ulcerative colitis and how many ounces water should drink a day to avoid constipation?
I'm suffering from colitis. Plz tell which food is good & which food is bad for me.. What can I do? Plz help me.
Colitis and diet: Colitis comes is several forms and treatment depends on type. Micro-nutrient deficiencies include vit d3, vit a, zinc, and others. Okay to take a multi-vitamin. Bile binders/questran and avoiding fatty foods can be helpful. Many are helped by avoiding gluten, a wheat protein. Okay to talk to your doc about the spectifics of your colitis. Good luck. ...Read more
Soft foods: Every person has different foods they can and can't tolerate. It also depends on what kind of colitis you are dealing with, and if there are any complicating factors (like lactose or gluten intolerance). Things to consider trying would be yogurt, eggs, cooked apple, soft bread, real peanut butter, lactose-free milk, banana, plain cereals. Avoid caffeine if possible and hard granolas with nuts. ...Read more
Pain under left rib evrrytime i eat like food is getting stuck there ? What can i take with having colitis
Dysphagia: pain or the sensation of something getting stuck in the esophagus after eating is often due to irritation of the esophagus. There can be multiple causes of this, the most common being gastroesophageal reflux disease. I would try over-the-counter ant acids first. Follow the directions with that medication, but if you're no better in 1 to 2 weeks, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
No specific diet: Many diets have been tested for ulcerative colitis, but there is no evidence to support any particular diet. Some people feel like certain foods bother them, but that is different for each person. So listen to your own body. But most of all, see your gastroenterologist and make sure you are on medical therapy for ulcerative colitis, because diet alone will not control colitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am assuming: Your colitis is in remission; anything you want that is generally healthy; many tho are more sensitive to dairy products so might be wise to avoid milk, ice cream, cheeses. If you are in flare a more bland diet with less fiber is best. Check with the doctor managing your colitis and meds. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with colitis. What foods do u recommend that won't aggravate the symptoms. I'm having a hard time keeping food on my stomach?
Good balanced diet.: There are a groups of food that are not good for colitis patients these include certain grains and nut.beans, coffee and tea, broccoli, seeds corn, mushrooms, alcohol and soda. On the other hand a good well balanced diet is fine. If you consult a nutritionist you will find there are a lot of foods for you to eat. ...Read more
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