I Have Diverticulosis

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    Too Young

    i am 26 years old and i was diagnosed with diverticulosis at the beginning of this year. i hate it, because i am so limited on what i can eat. i can't eat nuts and seeds and all that stuff b/c of this disorder, and i can't eat red orange or purple stuff b/c i am allergic to red...
    scooper scooper
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Oct 29, 2008

    i have always suffered with constipation

    for years and had episodes of terrible lower stomache pain sweating faintness and general weekness then I go ok but the last 2 episodes have been far worse with complete numbness of hands then on second attack complete numbness of right leg from knee down I have also had...
    jaynerosemary jaynerosemary
    56-60, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    Me Too

    I was diagnosed with it when I was 26. The docs were shocked. Now I'm 37 and have been hospitalized about 4 / 5 times since. Have been having constant problems ever since. I get diverticulitis a couple times a year - at least. Sometimes I get it and treat it myself. Aloe juice...
    wendieee wendieee
    Dec 10, 2012

    Try This - Really

    Y'all should try this really: Aloe Juice. I use Lilly of the Desert, but I guess any kind is OK. You have to mix it w/ OJ or Grapefruit juice though, because it's gross. LOL. It does really, really help though. Better then fiber - in my opinion/situation. I still take fiber...
    wendieee wendieee
    1 Response Dec 10, 2012

    The Possiblity Of Diverticulosis

    im 20 years old and looking at the possibility of me having either diverticulosis or diverticuler disease , im currently waiting to go for a endoscopy but my doctor seems to think it is diverticulosi..i dont really know how to feel about this yet , all i know is its really...
    MissZydrate MissZydrate
    Sep 27, 2010

    I Have Diverticulosis

    I was diagnose with divericulosis about 3 years ago.  I have flare up  of abdominal pain, boating and just not feeling well.  My abdominal pain has been so bad that I have gone to ER.  Only to be given morphine iv, cat scan and then told there is not indication that my...
    fncy2 fncy2
    51-55, F
    Oct 24, 2011

    I Am 26 And I Have Diverticulosis. Diagnosed 2011

    To start off, I am a strong willed woman, who has Diverticulosis.I have always had, what my mother called, a poochy belly. I have always seemed to have this bloated belly since i was about 10 or 12. There were stress events that happened in early childhood that I was sure was the...
    cselliott71109 cselliott71109
    1 Response Jan 30, 2012
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