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... Does anyone have any advise concerning using a low residue diet to prevent diverticulitis flare ups? ... (5 replies)
... The usual recommendation is to use a low residual diet DURING an attack, to help quiet things down. ... (5 replies)
... and my problems with diverticulitis and hemorrhoid problems almost disappeared. Still take psyllium 2X daily. ... (5 replies)

Resection of Colon
Jan 28, 2005
... Sara, I lived on a low residue diet for several months trying to heal my diverticulitis before finally opting for surgery. ... (37 replies)
... Some people increase fiber by adding whole grains and bran to their diet. I found too much of that irritating. So I get most of my fiber from veggies and fruits. That is one big change. ... (5 replies)
... The fistula that they found had advanced enough to actually pass feces from the bladder. NOt fun, not easy. I was on high protien, low fiber diet until last week and then was allowed to add 1 "fiber" vegetable a day. Well, after 3 days I started passing gas through the penis again! ... (2 replies)
Feb 15, 2005
... I can't believe they let you go 11 days without a BM after poor thing, you must have been seriously seriously in pain and uncomfortable. I went on high doses on Milk of Magnesia the day I left the hospital cuz the doc was concerned. ... (104 replies)
... I'm not sure what I am doing wrong. I did have tomatoes last week, and I guess I won't do that again. ... (5 replies)
... I have used Konsyl and it is pure psyllium and I found it does not mix well with water like I like it to be when I drink it. I had to use a shaker then drink it but it works very well if you can take it. ... (5 replies)
Feb 16, 2005
... introduce foods until I am back to my regular high fiber diet. I had some chocolate ice cream tonight that tasted FANTASTIC! ... (104 replies)
... for a couple of weeks. There are two reasons. One is to give the gut a break and the other is to reduce the bloating and by extension the incisional pain. ... (17 replies)
... ok three more days for that to happen. Things can get pretty slow after surgery. When I went for my two week check in with the surgeon, he listened to my belly and said, "Sure is quiet in there. Did you bring it with you? ... (162 replies)
... diet to give your gut a rest. Then it is high fiber. Yummy, nutritious, high fiber. ... (419 replies)
... residue and not take fiber supplements. As you said, the idea was to rest the colon. ... (19 replies)
Apr 10, 2006
... weeks to get the infection down. It is usually treated with antibiotics, resting the colon with a low residue diet and eventaully getting up to a high fiber diet to prevent constipation which makes it easier to get an infection. ... (4 replies)
... My DH stayed on low residue as long as there was pain and inflammation. His worst attack kept him in the hospital for 2 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... Hi. Something I noticed that you said you took were fiber pills. Fiber creates a bulkier stool. The more you take the more water you need to drink for it to soak up to create softer bulkier poohs. ... (13 replies)
Constipation HELP!
Nov 11, 2008
... days when I traveled without having a bm. I take fiber supplements too, but I get the most improvement when I eat a bowl of whole wheat cereal every morning, and eat more fruit and vegetables during the day. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Bill. Like you, I have been on a low residue diet since my resection 4 weeks ago. ... (4 replies)
... an lead to peritonitis which requires emergency surgery. Now, I had what the docs called a "contained leak" where one of them did rupture but was healing itself and was not going to be a further issue once the antibiotics kicked in. ... (3 replies)

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