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diet for patients with gallstones

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Low Fat Diet: A normal healthy diet, low on fat may help decrease some symptoms of colic if he/she is having cramping after meals. However there is no way to de ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Just because you have pain and a gallstone, doesn't mean that the gallstone is necessarily causing your symptoms. This is why patients are told befor ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes : Unlikely to hurt or help, but sounds healthy.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Same-day surgery: Most people can go home the same day after their gallbladder surgery; once in a while, people may stay a day or two, especially if the operation is p ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diagnosis, treatment, and diet for people with kidney stones: Since we have been discussing kidney stones over the last few weeks, i wanted to highlight a few points about the diagnosis and treatment of kidney st ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Watch the salt. : Generally, dietary sodium restriction to < 2000mg daily helps control blood pressure which will help protect kidneys. Depending on the severity of kid ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not for HealthTap: Chronic kidney disease is widely variable in severity, as well as cause and how it expresses itself. When diet becomes important to management, it nee ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Food n renal failure: What are foods recommended for renal failure. Depends on stage and degrees of impaired function. So ask your own team. In general you want low protein ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Will differ: Gallstones cause symptoms when they block the function of the gallbladder after eating fatty foods. Thus avoiding fatty foods like fried and high fat ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meenakshi Jain
46 years experience Gynecology
Endometriosis : Usually symptoms which are cyclical may be associated with menstrual cycle. If you are having pain with periods in addition to episodes of vomiting an ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes, sorta: Depends on the type of lymphatic dz. If you are referring to lymphedema, it will help, but the mainstay of therapy is compression, special massage th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Food intake: If the patient is overweight or has a poor lipid spectrum, then diet can be quite helpful. For diet to help more than just caloric restriction is impo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience Sports Medicine
Refer to answer: I am not aware of any exercise to help this condition. Best is to avoid acidic food and also black pepper. Eat early at night. See your dr for other ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Mange Carbs: If you have diabetes, your body cannot make or properly use insulin. This leads to high blood sugar. Healthy eating helps keep your blood sugar in you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Dietary modifications are a main way of coping with reduced kidney function and can allow for adequate health delaying the need for dialysis. Protein ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Kidney stones...: Cranberry juice is high in salts called oxalates. When people drink a lot of cranberry juice, these salts can crystallize into hard urinary oxalate st ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: There is no reason not to eat a regular diet unless the cancer has somehow impaired their ability to swallow.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Pcos is often caused by Insulin resistance and often responds to low carb diets which are used for diabetes.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Usually not: Depending on the portion of colon removed you may need more fluids to compensate for that lost in the stool. Most limitations in your diet will be lea ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
BALANCE AND NO BOOZE: For reflux, avoid alcohol and tobacco, carbonation, and large meals. Don't lie down after meals for a couple hours. For the acute inflammation of div ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Diet, activity: Try a high fiber diet, lots of fluids and regular exercise. This is the most natural way to fight constipation.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Control diabetes: First diabetes diet is very important. Then low salt to control BP and potential swelling. If kidney failure is not mild then animal protein and dairy ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: It is important to know what is the cause of the dysfunction. If it is related to removal of the gall bladder- do not use too much oil and fats. Fat, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Small portions: You need to have an honest, realistic assessment of your calorie needs per day which is generally too much. It is based on your prepregnancy height a ... Read More
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