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What's the Difference Between Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis & Diverticula?

Posted 14 Nov 2013 by Thor283 7 answers

I recently went for a colonoscopy, and an upper endoscopy. My PCP panicked, and I went to a different gastro Doc than I usually do. I've been going for these for about 36 years and they always find a small polyp and remove it. I also have IBS and in me it takes the form of spasms of diarrhea. ...

Gastrointestinal Diverticula - Is it safe to take miralax or milk of magnesia while having a bout of

Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Tracyholbrook 3 answers

... diverticulitus? I've Been having small thin stools and last night I had aweful bloating in my upper tummy area. I'm on antiobiotics and bentyl since yesterday. I'm not sure what's causing the bloating And small stools. I was diognosed a month ago. So I'm new to all of ...

Dicyclomine - Why should I take Bentyl?

Posted 1 Apr 2018 by anymous 2 answers

I have diverticulosis. Colonoscopy was fine. I never know cramps will happen... just like being in labor. I’ll go to bathroom sometimes solid then cramps worse and end with diarrhea. This lasts hour to five hours. Sometimes can’t make to bathroom. I wear pads to help. 2013 had rectal ...

What is the difference between IBS and Diverticulosis?

Posted 9 Sep 2011 by scottishksd 1 answer

Clarify the real significant differences of how unrelated they are. I really need a comparison to show people they are not one in the same; noting the most serious symptomatic risks of each.

Is Miralax safe for long term use?

Posted 25 May 2010 by aureae 1 answer

I was diagnosed with diverticulosis about two years ago, about one year ago I had to be hospitalized with diverticulitis. My gastro put me on Miralax, and I have been taking it for 5 mo now. Recently I am feeling bloated, abdominal pain and nausea. Is it possible that Miralax have been causing ...

Why my doctor prescribed 2 antibiotics: cipro and flaxyl to treat it? Isn one enought?

Posted 4 Jan 2010 by hildafox1 1 answer

first bout of diverticulosis. fever and abdominal pain with swelling.

Smooth Move tea for constipation?

Posted 9 Aug 2018 by mustang09 1 answer

Is it OK to take Smooth Move tea for diverticulitis with continuous constipation? My doctor did recommend Ex-Lax and MiraLAX alternating each day .

Gastrointestinal Diverticula - Just diagnosed with diverticulitis and on 2 antibiotics but still...

Posted 23 Aug 2018 by LouiseW 0 answers

... have pressure and bloating. Anything I can take to alleviate this like Gas X?

I have been taking metamucil and colace but haven't had my normal daily movement. Is this ok?

Posted 3 Sep 2012 by Ruth Peterson 1 answer

but today I didn't have a bowl movement, and this happened once before, it that ok, is it normal to miss a day without a bowl movement, taking this for diverticlous

I have Crohns and diverticulosis for about 13 years. I's post menopasal. I am taking sulfasalazine?

Posted 19 Oct 2017 by Sweating 2 answers

... tab.500 mg 4x day. I suffer with excessive sweating. I had my blood checked. My cortisol levels are HIGH (160-75). I read on the Internet that sulfasalazine can cause high cortisol. I have been under a lot of stress the past 18 months taking care of my 92 year Mother and 89 year old Aunt. I ...

Can you get diverticulosis while taking Bactrim DS?

Posted 5 Dec 2010 by jbat 2 answers

I have been taking Bactrim D-s for 6 days for an infection in my hand from a bad cut, now I have developed diverticulosis symptoms, could I be havin an attack while on the antibiotic?

Donnatal - Can I take do natal. With small dose Valium?

Posted 20 Apr 2012 by tricka 1 answer

Have very bad ibs forever. Had cat scan showed diverticulosis. This pain and trapped upper abdominal gas gets so bad I look pregnant. So the dr. Put me on generic don natal. I only took 2 since I read you should not take with Valium. Please advise and thank you.

Mucinex DM - Has anyone every had severe gastro effects from taking MucineDM?

Posted 19 May 2012 by jeeper270 1 answer

First 2 or 3 times I ended up in the hospital being treated for a colon infection. I thought it was a coincidence. I was even scheduled for surgery once they cleared up the infection. The thinking was, after treating me for diverticulosis with 7 hospitalizations in 5 years called for a resection. ...

Reglan - I have gastroparesis, and diverticulosis of colon, I have bad stomach pain, my dr?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by stomach pain 7 1 answer

told me to get second opinion which I did, he gave me librax, said bad side effects from reglan, I am also on 3 antidepression medication, I don't know what to do can someone help me, I,m still in pain

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