Hello All, I have been suffering for sometime now and finally went to the drs for further tests. They did blood tests and a calprotectin test on my stools. Bloods all came back normal, no celiac, iron levels fine, red count fine, white count fine, thyroid fine. Calprotectin test showed levels of 20. Above 50 I am told is sign of inflammation. Prescribed Colofac, which for the first three days I thought was a miracle, and then realised I was just having three good days with my guts! Colofac made no difference. My question is, would there be raised calprotectin levels with diverticulitis? They said raised levels would indicate colitis or crohns, but didn't mention diverticulitis. I am now keeping a really detailed food and symptom diary before returning to the doctors for further investigation.
I am absolutely at the end of my tether with this! There is always a constant issue with my guts, and it REALLY starting to get me down. Feeling at breaking point with it 😔 Any advice?