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Can you take philips mom or other laxatives when you have diverticulitis?
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Cautiously
I would not use anything stronger than mom as you risk bowel perforation.
Try liquid diet only for several days. Often with diverticulitis the bowel is swollen and it is difficult to pass firm stool through the area of inflammation. Check with your doctor or the physician managing your diverticulitis.

In brief: Cautiously
I would not use anything stronger than mom as you risk bowel perforation.
Try liquid diet only for several days. Often with diverticulitis the bowel is swollen and it is difficult to pass firm stool through the area of inflammation. Check with your doctor or the physician managing your diverticulitis.
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