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Hello I am a person who has suffered for at least 3 - 4 years with diverticulitis with on set of problems relating to my being extremely bloating, constipated you name it, and the PAIN unbearable at times.  Yet I have tried everything Fiber in my diet, changing my eating habits, eating smaller amounts so I wouldn't feel as bloated or constipated.

What can be done?  


This discussion is related to Colon Cleansing Program and Diverticulosis/Diverticulitis.
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Stool culture test and antibiotic treatment. Talk with your GI.

Before that, maybe a cleansing enema.
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Low-sugar diet helps in bloating. You may want exclude any sugary food (sugar, sweets, fruits, cola, any alcohol, beer and potatoes (starch)) from your diet for a week and see results.

Fibers are good in constipation but they produce gas - so think. Raw vegetables produce a lot of gas, also cereals and fruits. Maybe you should drop fivber supplements for a while, if you're taking them.
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