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I have IBS with diverticuloses I’m constipated can I use

Patient: I have IBS with diverticuloses I’m constipated can I use an enema or will that cause diverticulitis?

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query.Read and understood your history about IBS with constipation.Yes, you can take enema.It will not cause any diverticulitis.Hope this helps you

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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