Dear Dietitian: Small bowel obstruction
November 13, 2019
I recently had surgery to correct a small bowel obstruction. I have been following a low fiber diet, but now I've been instructed to transition to a high fiber diet. My question is how much fiber do I need and should I increase it all at once?
For readers who are not familiar, a small bowel obstruction (SBO) is just as it sounds; it's a blockage in the small in...