When your bowels are irritated, you may need to limit fibre in your diet until the problem clears up. Your doctor and dietitian can help you design a low-fibre diet based on your health and what you prefer to eat. Ask your doctor how long you should stay on a low-fibre diet. Your doctor probably will have you start adding more fibre to your diet as you get better. Always talk with your doctor or dietitian before you make changes in your diet.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
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