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Soft Low Roughage Diets For Diverticulitis
I had my 1st diverticulitis attack 4 weeks ago. On low fibre/soft diet. Could i try ham, pork or beef? Would 1 week rum & coke or 1 wine be bad ?
Try it: They should be just fine - and rum and coke and wine are not a bad thing. Cheers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diverticulitis is inflamation and/or infection of diverticuli, almost exclusively of the colon. The most common place is in the sigmoid colon, low on the left side. Symptoms are pain and tenderness of the left lower abdomen. They can be mild to severe. Sometimes worse with ...Read more
YES,: IT WILL NOT HURT, IT WILL NOT HURT ANYBODY ACTUALLY. ...Read more
Yes: If you temporarily are on a low fiber diet, the easiest way to follow that diet is no fruits, no vegetables, no whole grains! meat, fish, chicken and dairy are fine. You may have white rice and white bread. Only exceptions to fruit/veggies is mashed potatoes and non chunky apple sauce. Not a healthy diet in the long run but necessary in the short(4-6weeks) to allow the colon to heal and recover. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you have diverticulitis, with pain and fever stay on a low fiber diet for 4-6 weeks to allow healing. If you merely have diverticulosis, then a high fiber diet is recommended and include 80-100 ounces of non cafeinated, non alcoholic fluid per day and this can include coconut milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have diverticulitis and am currently on a low residue diet. Instead of dairy milk, is rice or almond milk ok?
Yes: The low residue diet is utilized while you recover from an acute diverticulitis infection. Rice of almond milk is low residue. Once recovered, one wants to consume a high fiber, high liquid diet. ...Read more
What is a "low residue" diet for diverticulitis, and will it increase my chances of getting colon cancer later in life?
No: A low fiber diet is used to treat acute diverticulitis and is low in fiber foods such as grains, fruits, vegetables. It is only used for a finite period of time to allow healing of the inflammation. I high fiber diet is recommended for diverticulosi and may have protective features regarding colon cancer prevention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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