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I have polyarthritis and fibromyalgia for which I take ibuprofen. The last few months ive had to up this due to life changes which have stressed my body more - moving house. A pain which was intermittent in my colon area became constant and acute. I had a virtual colonoscopy which revealed diverticulitis but the pain hasnt gone away. I realise that what has changed since moving is my increased dosage and also less water intake as my routines have all changed. Im wondering whether anyone else has noticed that ibuprofen long term inflames their colon? Ive gone cold turkey on the ibuprofen and am drinking more water and had a change of drugs at least temporarily which seems to be helping slightly. My GP didnt think this would be a cause when I asked her, but I am not so sure. Experiences welcomed!
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