CD and diverticuli. Is it possible to have both

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Marie-Claire
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   Posted 2/20/2008 5:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Just a question.....I usually have very thin, pencil like stool, but occasionally I'll have the pencil like stool and then suddenly have a massive round stool that is very difficult to pass. Is it possible to have diverticuli in some parts of your colon and CD in another?
50 yr.old retired RN,Crohn's D for last35 yrs..severe esophagitis, migraines,strictures,urethral stricture,depression,probable MS.
 
 


MikeB
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   Posted 2/20/2008 6:10 AM (GMT -7)   
Yes. Two scopes ago, on the way out after checking for Crohns ulcerations (had only one small one, well controlled on 6mp) my GI paused and said "Hey, want to see a diverticulum?" Diverticular disease is pretty common in all people as we get older, Crohns or not, but mine was and remains asymptomatic, as with most people. The only issue is when one gets inftected, which leads to actual diverticulitis and requires rapid interventiion and possibly surgery.

Dixie
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   Posted 2/20/2008 7:43 AM (GMT -7)   
yep can have both - like MikeB, last two scopes showed crohns undercontrol but not the diverticulitis - was told eat more fiber..... hmmm they say if you have C eat more fiber, if you have D they say eat more fiber and now with divert. eat more fiber....ugh!
is fiber supposed to loosen you, plug you or clean you out??????????
     Dixie  
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stkitt
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   Posted 2/20/2008 8:10 AM (GMT -7)   
Yes it is possible to have both.  Fiber seems to be the suggestion for all.
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pb4
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   Posted 2/20/2008 1:09 PM (GMT -7)   
Yes it is possible...and fibre is highly recommended for Diveritculosis, fibre aids with D or C it's just a matter of fine tuning it and drinking plenty of water is very important as well.

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My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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