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Having diverticulitis. Suggest

I have diverticulitis and find im not doing to well I must be doing something wrong as im back to the same problem going to the toilet all the time am I eating the wrong food ...
 

Suggest diet for diverticulitis

Hi! My husband has been diagnosed diverticulitis and the doctor is banning many regular foods, like eggs, which have been part of his daily diet as a Spaniard. Why can't he eats eggs or ham, or bread ...
 

Suggest treatment for diverticulitis

I was just diagnosed with diverticulitis yesterday. I'm taking two antibiotics. The bloating and the gas are really driving me nuts. Can I take an over the counter medicine for gas like Gas-X? Thanks. ...
 

Suggest treatment for diverticulitis

I found out i have diverticulotus two days ago...but they couldnt find any stones in my gallblader, however i have all the symtoms...i eat and it hurts now i cant eat anything heavy...i have been getting pain in the left side and right side of...
 

How to confirm diverticulitis?

I was told I have sigmoid diverticulitis , but no evidence of diverticulitis. what does that mean? ...
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What is the treatment for diverticulitis ?

Been to hospital today after months of investigations. Surgeon now says I have deseased diverticulitis . Bleeding per vagina also faeces passing 6 days was told because of high blood pressure diabetic ...
 

Blood in stools, diverticulitis. Cause?

After emitting blood through his stools , my 90 year old father was admitted to the ICU and after an endoscopy and colonoscopy (he never had one before), he was dianosed with divirticulitis. The colonoscopy did not isolate the cause of the...
 

How safe is nitrofurantoin for diverticulitis ?

will nitrofurantoin treat diverticulitis. I can not tolerate Cipro or Flagyl. I am desperate. Been ... a case of acute diverticulitis. They gave me Leviquin (sp?) in an IV in ER and then Cipro and Flagyl ...
 

History of diverticulitis. Suggest diet?

Hi, I have had diverticulitis once before and was hospitalised for four days no great problem I was on a drip and antibiotics etc,this happened wee lovey twelve mths ago and nothing since, until now, I know ...
 

Suggest treatment for colitis and diverticulitis

I have pressure in my stomach when i try and eat. I have previously been diagnosed with colitis and diverticulitis so there has always been problems but this pressure soon after trying to eat is new. I also have ...
 

Suggest treatment for diverticulitis

Had a bowel movement and after wards bright red blood came out. not a drop in my stool. that is totally normal coloring. I have diverticulitis and IBS and always have irratic bathroom habits. only had ...
 

Suggest treatment for recurrent diverticulitis

I have a bloody nose. it has lasted for about 20 -30 minutes. I was tentatively diagnosed last Friday with recurrent diverticulitis and have been on Cipro and augmentin. I have not taken my ...
 

Suggest treatment for diverticulitis

I am having another bout of diverticulitis, and I know about the lots of fiber rule. I feel that I eat a lot of fiber. My question is is there anything I can do or something I can take to help my colon ...
 

Suggest treatment for constipation and diverticulitis

Hello, I have diverticulitis. It usually flares about every six months. I take antibiotics and pain meds and I m okay in a few days. I had a flare up in March and now again in May. My colon is always ...
 

Suggest treatment for diverticulitis

yes I am experiencing a flare up of diverticulitis and I have had it a few times 3 in less than a year I am taking the anti biotics but they make me real sick is slippery elm good for this ? what can I ...
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If u get diverticulitis and have to have a surgery what is the chances of getting it again
Hello dear,welcome to HCM forum. During surgery,diverticulum is removed as such.Since diverticulum is a congenital anomaly,once removed,it will not come back. Hope you got cleared.Thank you.
 
How often can i drink liqour if i have diverticulitis?
you should completely avoid it
 
How do i know if i have diverticulitis or my appendics are the culprit?
clinically also a doctor can diagnose the condition. getting dona a ultrasonography will also help
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