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I had a burst diverticular 4 weeks ago. On penicillin

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I had a burst diverticular 4 weeks ago. On penicillin for 2 weeks. Had liquid diet for 2 weeks. Have now been on 1 scrambled egg or buckwheat for breakfast. Fish for lunch and soup for supper. Started probiotic , Lglutamine and salmon fish oil. Have had lower colon pains for last 2 days. Really scared again. Want to go to private gastrointestinal doctor. Can you help please?
Thanks for this questionHow can I help?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do I do now? I told you my symptoms etc I need help!!! Why do I still have pains?
It is not uncommon to have some pains when you resume diet.Is it as bad as it was before?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No. But scared it will burst again!
I think that risk is very low
It is OK to just watch it
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you.