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I am being treated for acute diverticulitis with antibiotics--never had it before. We have planned a trip to Australia at the end of next month and scared to go. Any advice?

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I am being treated for acute diverticulitis with antibiotics--never had it before. We have planned a trip to Australia at the end of next month and scared to go. Any advice?

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History of non-symptomatic diverticulosis, 61 years old. Still on a modified low fiber diet

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 7 months ago

How was the diverticulitis diagnosed?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ct scan. Much better now that on 5 days of antibiotics
Doctor: Dr Chip (M.D.), Doctor replied 7 months ago

Good

That means the antibiotics are doing their job and you should be over the bout when you finish the course

If all's well at that time there's nothing to worry about with your trip--you'll be fine and no danger in travelling then

Please let me know if you need any more information

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