Diet please help all new to me

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I am on antibiotics after going doctors yesterday , I have been having water, had soup today ,what should I have next any help appreciated

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    First two days clear liquids and jello after that you can switch to a low residue diet. Google Mayo Clinic Low Residue diet and follow it for a couple of weeks or until you start to feel better. Then add one new higher fibre food a day until you are at 30 grams of fibre a day. Don't start with beans broccoli or anything really high in fibre. Save those for later on. Most people start with a homemade soup, scrambled eggs or mashed potatoes after the first 2 days of liquid. Your doctor might have said no foods were off limits but most of us stay away from corn, nuts, seeds, and skins at least until we are all better and a lot of us just avoids them all together. I hope this helps.

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      As j_09263 says, plus I would also add steamed fish, grilled chicken, apple sauce and boiled white rice to the starter foods. Antibiotics are strong and you will feel rough whilst taking them probably. The pain should start to subside but it can take several weeks to go. Hopefully you will not have another attack, but following a healthy food and exercise lifestyle for the future will help.

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    Stick with the soft diet until antibiotic finished. Maybe mashed with some squeeze pouch baby food for topping flavor, mrs. Grass soup. Anything your colon doesnt have to do to move to much through colon. Im still struggling with lower cramping and side ache 1 month after antibiotic. Just cant find right combo to settle inflammation down.

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