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Diverticulosis is kicking my butt!

MissMya
  • By MissMya · Posted March 10, 2010
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • This week is the 3rd time I have had a flare up of diverticulosis or as they call the flare up, diverticulitis. The first one required bed rest for a week and antibiotics. The second one, just the antibiotics ...

What do you do when you have GP and diverticulosis?

whit18
  • By whit18 · Posted April 14, 2010
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 2 replies
  • I had a ERCP and a colonoscopy today, the results came back that I have Diverticulosis. I have GP from a previous major stomach surgery years ago. I'm completely confused on the fiber thing or what to ...

Xray shows diverticulosis

carolhg
  • By carolhg · Posted June 12, 2009
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 6 replies
  • Good news! If you remember my post where I was so scared because my fecal occult test was positive for blood in my stool. Well the results from my floroscopy was that I have diverticulosis. I had the ...

GP and Diverticulosis

charmed1199
  • By charmed1199 · Posted May 13, 2011
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 2 replies
  • I have diverticulosis and GP and wonder if anyone else has the two. I am wondering what to do. I take a stool softener and have not had a diverticulitis attack for nearly 8 months now. I am just concerned ...

Now I have Gastroparesis and diverticulosis? Has Anyone found a diet?

GinaB
  • By GinaB · Posted August 16, 2011
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 4 replies
  • I was diagnosed with GP a few years back, 2008 was the worst. I came here and found enough answers to live a somewhat normal life . Now I have the diagnosis of Diverticulosis, this means high fiber and ...

Informal survey: EDS Classic + Diverticulitis

Kimbaby57
  • By Kimbaby57 · Posted April 12, 2013
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 23 replies
  • Hi, everyone... An informal survey for we "classic" types out there... How many of you have also been diagnosed with Diverticulosis/diverticulitis and/or Crohns, Iritable Bowel Syndrome, had a perforated ...

Questions for Doctor

YeOldBat
  • By YeOldBat · Posted January 16, 2013
  • Discussion in Ostomy · 4 replies
  • Mornin' Everyone! I finally made an appointment to see a doctor for follow-up care, but I've no clue what to ask him. I've had bunches of questions for you good folks, but now that I'm going to see "The ...

Sarcoid and Gallbladder?????

cemdupree
  • By cemdupree · Posted November 18, 2008
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 10 replies
  • I was diagnosed with Sarcoid in July 2008. I have had numerous test, colonoscopy, CT scan, lab work galore, on and on. I had a CT scan on last Friday and numerous lab test. The lab test all indicate that ...

diverticulosis attack???anyone???

mph
  • By mph · Posted October 28, 2009
  • Discussion in Genetic Alliance · 8 replies
  • anyone get this? Seems to be related ...

The Agony of Diverticulosis

Bremar
  • By Bremar · Posted June 8, 2012
  • Discussion in Digestive System Disorders · 0 replies
  • Diagnosed w/Diverticulosis about 15 yrs ago. It was found by a barium enema procedure...oh, joy! The GI dr. said to take Metamucil twice daily (I still do), eat lots of fiber, drink lots of water, etc ...

Diverticulitis Question

KDF6952
  • By KDF6952 · Posted November 17, 2012
  • Discussion in Ostomy · 7 replies
  • There are alot of people here who have had surgery for diverticulitis resulting in ostomies. Was anyone pre diagnosed with it? I was misdiagnosed for 3 yrs with bladder infections. Long story but I woke ...

NO RECURRENCE OF CANCER!

Angel1955
  • By Angel1955 · Posted November 15, 2009
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • I had my CT scan on November 11th, after complaining to my cancer doctor about ongoing symptoms of pain on my lower left and upper right abdomen along with bowel issues. Thankfully, there was no evidence ...

Question about symptoms

Regi
  • By Regi · Posted December 24, 2009
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • Hi all, Does anyone else have this problem? I'm constipated but sometimes I get pain before I have a BM (strong cramping) the pain stays through and lasts afterwards too sometimes. The pain feels like ...

stopping plavix prior to colonscopy

south127
  • By south127 · Posted December 29, 2011
  • Journal entry · 20 replies
  • I am scheduled for a colonoscopy in 10 days. I had 18 inches of my colon removed for diverticulosis 10 year ago. My new GI doctor wants to me stop my Plavix and aspirin for 5 days prior to the procedure ...

Living with Diverticulosis

ynotdocherty
  • By ynotdocherty · Posted June 21, 2008
  • Discussion in Discovery Health · 0 replies
  • I have Diverticulosis and cannot seem to loose weight. Is there a diet I can use to loose weight without effecting my digestive health?? Thanks ...

Living with gastroparesis and diverticulosis

Nancy2009
  • By Nancy2009 · Posted March 5, 2010
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 1 reply
  • I have had diverticulosis for several years and maintained it well with high fiber foods. I was diagnosed with gastroparesis a year ago and told to go on low fiber, which of course, contradicts diveticulosis ...

What conditions is fiber recommended /avoided?

tlms
  • By tlms · Posted April 15, 2010
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 11 replies
  • After years of stomach complications, I am now confused about what foods to eat or avoid. Particuarly Fiber-Dr's. have given me conflicting advice for acid reflux, hiatal hernia, esophogitis, esophageal ...

Is it more than Psoriasis?

npf-9480 (Inactive)
  • By npf-9480 (Inactive) · Posted February 23, 2008
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 7 replies
  • ** Originally posted by mark5555 ** It started a few weeks ago toes were looking silvery color on and off. Than my hands and feet were turning red, wrinkly and wet looking. Also notice new small blue ...

I am confused,frustrated and about ready to quit.

WyldRaider
  • By WyldRaider · Posted April 19, 2012
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 26 replies
  • For 14 months now I have been having pains in my belly. After the first 3 days I figured I should get to the ER. I went and they did some study where they insert a tube up yer u no what,and insert a contrasting ...

Anti Inflammatory Diet

MamaCrawford
  • By MamaCrawford · Posted December 31, 2013
  • Journal entry · 69 replies
  • Hello Warriors, I an looking for a GOOD anti inflammatory diet. I prefer to use whole foods and I have an organic kitchen garden that can supply most of our veggies and berries also some of our fruit ...

RC And bowel problems

snettie
  • By snettie · Posted May 9, 2013
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 30 replies
  • Hello all, I wonder is their anyone who has an RC who already has either ibs and diverticulitis either or both who has had an RC and how did the bowels behave after surgery? My reason for this question ...

My daughter with EDS I is having colon issues and we need help!!

BrookGodFirst
  • By BrookGodFirst · Posted November 2, 2012
  • Journal entry · 54 replies
  • Thank you in advance for your help! My daughter has EDS I and is allergic to most everything. She has been gluten free for 4 years and dairy free for 2. She has daily problems with her colon in which ...

Top 20 Artery-Cleansing Foods

catbell7
  • By catbell7 · Posted February 6, 2013
  • Discussion in WomenHeart · 19 replies
  • Top 20 Artery-Cleansing Foods Protect your heart with every bite of these natural foods olive oil nuts Foods Fortified by Plant Sterols Sterols are compounds that compete with the cholesterol in your ...

IBS vs OVCA

owenkitty72 (Inactive)
  • By owenkitty72 (Inactive) · Posted November 26, 2009
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 22 replies
  • Hello, I have been lurking on this site for some time. I wanted to say that your strength and love is so inspiring! I debated about posting my issue because I have not been diagnosed with OVCA, but it ...

Not diagnosed but worried

rara11
  • By rara11 · Posted November 30, 2009
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 4 replies
  • Hi everyone, I have not been diagnosed but am concerned about my symptoms. This is long! I have had fairly persistent left pelvic pain with a little cramping for about 6 weeks, but also had much worse ...

possible diverticulitis

ShelbyW
  • By ShelbyW · Posted January 7, 2010
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 10 replies
  • Hi there.. I do not post often but I read the boards everyday. Thank you everybody for sharing your experiences!! First a little about me so you can understand my question: I have severe gastroparesis ...

Diverticalosis

Christine29
  • By Christine29 · Posted February 23, 2012
  • Discussion in VHL Alliance · 1 reply
  • I had the whipple 3 years ago. I met with a dr last week who was reading my past CT reports. (I wasn't seeing him for vhl, but for something else). He mentioned that it said I have diverticalosis, which ...

Second Opinion Consult scheduled post RC IP

iamwoman53
  • By iamwoman53 · Posted June 18, 2013
  • Discussion in Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network · 10 replies
  • Ok, A long entry but please bear with me here a little re freshener on my journey. Feb 1st RC Cysectomy IP followed by several set backs with a second hospitalization going home with an open wound and ...

Sitting in the ER again

mamanolte
  • By mamanolte · Posted September 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 22 replies
  • Waiting to see what's going on with my son. Having CT now. Most likely it's appendicitis. Seems odd as it's always been me in the hospital. It's a long wait when the shoe is on the other foot. Haven't ...

anxiety out of control

suzyq1225
  • By suzyq1225 · Posted June 18, 2009
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • I have been under the care of a psychiatrist for 17 years due to my extreme anxiety. I worry about everything. My nervousness has affected my relationship with my husband, children and friends. Everyone ...

got ct/pet scan results

citychick
  • By citychick · Posted January 12, 2010
  • Journal entry · 9 replies
  • Today I got the results of my scans and am so scared. There is a 2.0/3.0 centimeter on my mid colon could be diverticulitis but it didn't show on my August scan so because of this appearing so quickly ...

And I thought chemo was bad!

CindyFromKansas
  • By CindyFromKansas · Posted March 19, 2011
  • Journal entry · 14 replies
  • It's been suggested that because of my low resistance to infection, I am suffering terribly with diverticulitis. I didn't know I had this condition until I finally gave in to the belly pain (afraid it ...

M.D. and a Dx of M.S.

Delly
  • By Delly · Posted May 26, 2011
  • Journal entry · 15 replies
  • I havn't figured out this site yet, but my little sister recommended it for me. I have an M.S. and I'm a medical student and I am just so scared. I've had to be strong and hide how scared I am. When the ...

Still hanging in there!

nacnac
  • By nacnac · Posted August 27, 2011
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • after all that I have been through... abdominal cat scan, upper gi , colonoscopy, ultra-sound of gallbladder, hida scan of gall bladder , ultra sound of female parts , blood tests galore, taking a round ...

G.I.Problems

srb
  • By srb · Posted April 12, 2009
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 16 replies
  • Anyone having G.I.problems like IBS, reflux, etc? I saw a specialist at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and he informed me that sarcoid does attack the nervous system and there are many nerves ...

Soy versus Flax: Which superfood is even healthier for us than the other?

rmchavin (Inactive)
  • By rmchavin (Inactive) · Posted May 29, 2009
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 18 replies
  • Mahatma Gandhi became one of history's first epidemiologists when he noticed that virtually all the villages in India that eat flaxseeds had relatively good health and virtually all the villages in India ...

Help with medication decisions

Great-gram
  • By Great-gram · Posted February 17, 2010
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 10 replies
  • Greetings! I am new to this group! I am diagnosed with osteoporosis, as of at least 3-4 years ago, when I had my first dexa-scan. Was taking oral boniva - stopped last year when I was having trouble swallowing ...

Symptoms of obstruction

lifeisgrand
  • By lifeisgrand · Posted March 6, 2010
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 38 replies
  • For those who have been through a bowel obstruction, can you describe the symptoms for me? Last night I started having some severe spasm like pains in the area of my belly button that would come in waves ...

Sarcoid mimicking Brain lesion & "fatty liver"?

Fred9
  • By Fred9 · Posted December 25, 2010
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 23 replies
  • I have a very complex and distressing symptom history and although no medical professional has ever mentioned Neurosarcoidosis it is something that's firmly on my radar. There are many reasons for me ...

Help g-j or j tube for pancreatic disease

Kitty75
  • By Kitty75 · Posted March 31, 2011
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 5 replies
  • Hello! I am a newbie to the group. I have genetic/hereditary pancreatic disease (acute, chronic, & recurrent pancreatitis, sod, gastroparesis, diverticulosis and other gastro issues), so been battling ...

IBS vs. Ovarian Cancer/Cyst

ndye8253
  • By ndye8253 · Posted January 5, 2012
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 13 replies
  • Ok, first a bit of my history. I am 29 years old, have had ulcerative colitis for 7 years now and have recently (1 year ago) been diagnosed with IBS. I've been struggeling with constipation, gas, and ...

Anyone have recurring hernias

Elyshia
  • By Elyshia · Posted March 22, 2012
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 19 replies
  • I just wanted to know if anyone out there has recurring hernias in the rectus sheath muscle in the stomach. It is my 4th hernia and will be my 6th surgery. I would love to talk to someone else who also ...

Alimta Club

AnnikaH
  • By AnnikaH · Posted May 9, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 18 replies
  • Hello everyone, I hope everybody is doing all right. As you know I have not had any treatment for quite some time and I have found that the regrouping from a long time on Alimta is a slow process. Slower ...

Is Avastin worth it? Drug reps always in dr's office.

Marlene444
  • By Marlene444 · Posted July 21, 2012
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 44 replies
  • My onc wants to put me on Avastin. My insurance will pay - twice a month dose, $30,000+/month. But the Avastin stats I've seen aren't that great. Is that because it's a new drug? Still a lot of unknowns ...

Advice

bella9876
  • By bella9876 · Posted September 3, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 20 replies
  • My husband was diagnosed with Stage III, non small cell lung cancer. He received radiation and chemotherapy (Taxol and Carboplatin) followed by surgery to remove 2 lymph nodes and mass. Pathology reports ...

Still no answer but hoping

PJsMom1974
  • By PJsMom1974 · Posted September 20, 2012
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 7 replies
  • Well, it’s been quite a week. A month ago I wrote on here that I had my initial exam with my Rhemy. He had mention at the time I may have EDS because of my hypermobility and super flexible skin. I was ...

Can you eat lettuces with a colostomy

Hatethis
  • By Hatethis · Posted December 13, 2012
  • Discussion in Ostomy · 25 replies
  • Hi!! ALL HELP APPRECIATED!! True stoma nurses mean well- but the true help is with fellow ostomates!! I am 63 and used to lots of salad, fresh mushrooms, veggies figs for staying regular. Then I blew ...

At the end of my rope

RochelleS
  • By RochelleS · Posted January 30, 2013
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 13 replies
  • I was just diagnosed this month with gastroparesis. I had doctors in three states stumped. Finally found my way to Dr. Snape at California Pacific Medical Center. Along with my diagnosis, he of course ...

what next

gingbugs
  • By gingbugs · Posted April 14, 2013
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 8 replies
  • hi I was diagnosed last may with kidney sarcoidosis this weekend I was rushed to hospital and have been told I have Diverticulitis is this caused by sarcoidosis do I need to be worried I don't know what ...

Radiation

patn936
  • By patn936 · Posted April 18, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 7 replies
  • Has anyone who had radiation now have trouble with digestion. I have trouble with digesting certain foods and have had 2 endoscopies and I had a biopsy done. There its no sign of cancer thankfully. I ...

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