Typically, the patient presents to the ER with Left Lower Quadrant abdominal pain.
First dose of antibiotics- Ciprofloxacin 400mgIV and Flagyl 500mg IV
Surgery Consult for any signs of bowel perforation
NG tube if needed rarely
Continue IV Fluids, IV antibiotics
GI evaluation-out patient Colonoscopy in 4-6weeks
Restart Clear Liquid diet and advance as tolerated
Surgery Consult for Recurrent Episodes for possible colectomy