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Hello I have what I think is my first diverticular flare having been diagnosed via colonoscopy in 2017 with multiple diverticular and small internal hemerroids. I do suffer with constipation and follow Low fodmap diet for IBS. It started with blood with wind and soft stools all day but not the runs. ISaw gp she did a rectal exam and found 2 new piles and something else she could feel but not see although she felt it was probably a healed up hemerroid but nothing to worry about never the less she referred me on the 2 week pathway just to make sure. I go to see gastro consultant on Sunday next. My question is 2 fold how long should I remain on low residue diet especially in view of being a constipation sufferer and should I take a laxative or stool softener I only have Comocol in the house. This morning I had a very small BM but easy to pass. Frightened of getting backed up or if using the cosmocol will
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