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Is it true that pts who have a history of diverticulitis should not eat small seeds (e.G. Caraway, sesame, etc)?

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Dr. Jakub Juros
Wilderness Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yep.

That's what they say

In brief: Yep.

That's what they say
Dr. Jakub Juros
Dr. Jakub Juros
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2 comments
Dr. Steve Martinez
There are not a lot of data to support eliminating seeds from your diet if you have diverticulosis.
Dr. Alan Ali
Agree on limited data to support that!
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not anymore

This used to be what all physicians taught patients with diverticulitis.
Research and current consensus has not held up this recommendation. In fact foods high in fiber, including those with seeds, can help prevent more episodes of diverticulitis.

In brief: Not anymore

This used to be what all physicians taught patients with diverticulitis.
Research and current consensus has not held up this recommendation. In fact foods high in fiber, including those with seeds, can help prevent more episodes of diverticulitis.
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Dr. Daniel Chappell
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Dr. DEEPMALA JADIGA
Internal Medicine

In brief: True

Diverticulitis or diverticulosis is a condition were you develop small out pouchings in your large intestine.
Small seeds can get lodged in these outpouchings and can cause obstructive symptoms.

In brief: True

Diverticulitis or diverticulosis is a condition were you develop small out pouchings in your large intestine.
Small seeds can get lodged in these outpouchings and can cause obstructive symptoms.
Dr. DEEPMALA JADIGA
Dr. DEEPMALA JADIGA
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