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Diverticulitis and alcohol

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bodyattack On June 25, 2007




Central, United Kingdom
#1New Post! Jun 20, 2007 @ 20:43:59
Does anyone know how alcohol affects this condition in the bowel?

My boyfriend sufferes from diverticulitis and despite this, he gets really drunk once a week, every week, sometimes twice a week. Always the next day he is in the loo constantly and its sometimes yellow (so he tells me). This week, 3 days later he is still crippled with pain and is blaming everything else but the alcohol and says the doc told him alcohol doesnt affect Diverticulitis.

Any thoughts or sites that I could check this out?

Thanks
deano On March 07, 2014




Leicester, United Kingdom
#2New Post! Jun 20, 2007 @ 20:51:58
link [en.wikipedia.org]

thats all i could find. i searched google asking if alcohol affects Diverticulitis, but it never came up witha ny worthwhile results.

Sorry
bodyattack On June 25, 2007




Central, United Kingdom
#3New Post! Jun 20, 2007 @ 20:53:24
Thanks for tryin, ive never found any information either.
deano On March 07, 2014




Leicester, United Kingdom
#4New Post! Jun 20, 2007 @ 20:54:52
You can find plenty of information about how to prevent it and the causes and whatnot, but not whether certain things make it worse. Kind of stupid really
bodyattack On June 25, 2007




Central, United Kingdom
#5New Post! Jun 20, 2007 @ 20:59:55
The information says that alcohol doesnt affect it directly. But then it goes on to say that diahorea (can never spell that), isnt good. But surely excessive alcohol causes that, which then causes more pain with the diverticulitis? It would make perfect sense to me to have a healthy diet and be without pain? Must be a man thing lol
snowangel On July 23, 2007




Fairbanks, Alaska
#6New Post! Jul 16, 2007 @ 11:49:59
Ask anyone with a hangover, alcohol affects the bowels of even the healthiest person. I imagine with a bowel disorder it could be worse.
emlyn On May 02, 2010

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, Ireland
#7New Post! Oct 21, 2007 @ 21:39:07
The best medicine is a Fantastic diet, mediation & flowing motion to have dramatic emotion!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
oh yes & lack of alcohol 8)
doctormaitland On November 16, 2007




malaga, Spain
#8New Post! Nov 16, 2007 @ 03:47:49
Seriously your boyfriend needs to join an alcoholic session as evertime this happens his stomach acid is burning parts of his stomach lining. This will cause ulcers and even worse unless he sorts it out. If this is not possible then get his doctor to prescribe Nexium tablets as these coat the stomach and control the acid.
HiImDan On about 13 hours ago




Cleveland, the boil on the but
#9New Post! Dec 04, 2008 @ 06:54:28
link [www.webmd.com]

Here's the best I could do
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