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Hi, my name is Janner! I have IBS and diverticular disease

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Janner
Janner Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited August 2022 in Start here and say hello!
Hi, I have  had both IBS and diverticular disease for years, just now tried to recover from diverticulitis with antibiotics, think I ate too soon and too much fibre, so am back on antibiotics, fed up! Doc not sure if it's IBS or DD but said take the meds just in case.

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,504 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @janner :) Thank you for joining, and for telling us about your situation. 

    I'm sorry to hear that you've been experiencing some ill health, but hope that the medication helps! 

    Do you find that anything else helps you to manage your IBS and diverticulitis? 
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  • Janner
    Janner Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Thanks, yes I avoid most fried foods.

  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,983 Disability Gamechanger
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    It sounds really positive that you are aware of what helps you @Janner :)
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  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello and welcome from me too @Janner and I hope you're able to feel a bit better soon :)

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