When is a clear liquid diet indicated in patients with diverticulitis?

Updated: Aug 06, 2019
  • Author: Elie M Ghoulam, MD, MS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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In mild episodes of diverticulitis, a clear liquid diet is advised. Clinical improvement should occur within 2-3 days; the diet can then be advanced as tolerated.


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