Cramping after first attack

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Hi! I had my first divirticulitis attack on June 20th this year. I was put on antibiotics for 7 days... the sharp left pain went away. I still have mild pelvic cramping on and off for the past 4 days. No fever, chills..a little gas and shoulder pain.am I just healing or am I having another attack?

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    You may still have some infection left causing the pain, Have it checkedĀ 

    sooner then later

    Jacqueline

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    hi stacy u will need to go back to c ur gp asap n it might be IBS , i take buscopan to treat the gas , cramps and severe bloating.. hope u feel better soon
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    I find not eating for a few days and just having water has stop me having to go on antibiotics even though the Dr wanted me to I refused and said I wanted a blood test to see if it was a infection or just a flaire up it turned out it was not a infection so safe myself from those antibiotics as I don't want to get immune .

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    This is the worst. Those antibiotics were horrible. Okay I let a message for my doctor. I'm gonna drink lots of water.

    I'm not having any troube going to the bathroom.

    I need the cramping to stop. Feels like period cramps so annoying.

    Should I eat more fiber during tgis? Take metamucil?

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    Is going for a walk a good idea? Will it help with inflammation?
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