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Nov 6, 2017 · Intussusception in Digestive Health

I don’t know that, but I do know that they can be asymptomatic. And if yours is, I’d make sure the surgery is necessary. According to a specialist at UCSF, it’s not as rare as they once thought: the sensitivity of current tests are showing this. And they sometimes resolve on their own. Mine did.

Aug 16, 2017 · Does anyone else out there have gastroparesis? in Digestive Health

Can you tell me more about these gummies? I’ve had trouble with raw vegetables and several cooked ones and have worried about vitamin deficiencies.

Jul 26, 2017 · Segmental colitis-associated diverticular disease in Digestive Health

I have seen 3 GI specialists to get second (and third) opinions. Other diagnoses have been (1) symptomatic diverticular disease and (2) IBS. My current GI specialist arrived at the SCADD diagnosis after trying out a number of treatments in succession. He was using the treatments to alleviate my symptoms, of course, but also as a diagnostic tool. At that time about 2 1/2 years ago, I was having sudden attacks of severe abdominal pain. The medication that finally worked for me was mesalamine (delzicol), which I continue to take. I also have irregular motility. I take miralax and citrucel for constipation, and other medications for visceral hypersensitivity. I rarely have severe attacks of pain these days, but I do have mild pain – localized on the left – from time to time. And I continue to have irregular motility. I have not been able to figure out which foods – if any – aggravate my symptoms. This has been an ongoing difficulty.
(This probably gives you more information than you wanted or needed!)

Jul 25, 2017 · Segmental colitis-associated diverticular disease in Digestive Health

Many thanks for this, Teresa. What a wonderful service you have here!

I was diagnosed with this over a year ago, but have been sick on and off for 4 years. And as GI matters go, not everyone agrees on this diagnosis.

Jul 24, 2017 · Segmental colitis-associated diverticular disease in Digestive Health

Has anyone been diagnosed with this? If so, which treatments have worked for you? And do you know which medical centers
or doctors have expertise in this?