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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe everything...: If you're not having any symptoms, ( the vast majority of patients with gallstones do not, ) you do not need a special diet. Now, if you begin to have ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Low fat: Fatty foods cause the gallbladder to contract. They are not necessarily "unsafe" but may cause discomfort. If that is the case, you may want to consi ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Hard to know.: Both your family history and bcp use could have contributed to gallstone formation--it's hard to know which was more important. Regardless, you are j ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ConsultYourDoctor/GI: You should consult your Doctor or Gastroenterologist as you may be a candidate for Gall Bladder Surgry or ERCP Procedure
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corentine Kwende
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Diet : Initially Clear liquids, like broth, jello, popsicle. From which you can progress to full liquids: oatmeal, chicken soup, to soft low fat, bland diet ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
No: Eating low fat low sugar foods can decrease the accumulation of body fat, but there's nothing specific to avoid fat in the stomach area. You cannot c ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Water: Different stones have different contents and require individual strategies for prevention. However, one thing common to causation of all stones is con ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Foods: Plenty of options as long as you spend the time learning about whole foods. You have fresh fruits and vegetables, grains, legumes, soy to name a few.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Saturated fats: Foods with saturated fats, including butter, meats, fried foods, and eggs. Usually losing weight and exercise help in reducing cholesterol.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Fluids: Stay hydrated with gatorade or any other sports drinks, don't try to eat if you can't hold it down, when you feel ready to eat start with something li ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diet: No magic, a mediterranean diet with regular exercise and not smoking is your best bet.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
28 years experience Bariatrics
Forget diet: Forget the concept of diet foods. You will be setting yourself up. As a bariatric surgeon who looks at people that are successful at losing weight and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sana Rezai
9 years experience Family Medicine
Eggs!: If you're going vegan, and you want high protein foods, quinoa, soy milk, black beans, lentils, peanut butter, almond, and certain yogurts are great c ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok......: you cannot stay on a clear liquid diet for enough time to have it lower weight. you CAN increase water/flavored water at the expense of less food (lik ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Your definition...?: What do you consider "healthiest" to mean in reference to food--low or high (high or low) in calories, nutritional value, satiety, taste, texture, qua ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Lighter fare: Generally when you eat something high in fat you body goes into a "rest and digest" mode which may make you feel sluggish, tired. Likewise, a large c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Check web-site: I don't have info on the atkins diet, since i don't find it of any use. Check w/a registered dietitian and get support from weight watchers or other q ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Fish, chicken, tofu: Foods high in protein are usually low in fiber but too much protein can also be a problem. Stick with wild fish, tofu, and limit dairy foods, eggs, et ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Avoid excessive salt.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Plenty of water: Increase in water intake to have a urine output of more than 2.5 liter is the only proven way of reducing risk of kidney stones. It is less likely for ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Some ideas: Fatty liver: balanced and healthy diet and increase your physical activity. In addition to limiting calories, avoid refined, rapidly digested carbohy ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Clear liquids: This depends in part on what is the cause of the upset stomach. Breads tend to be a little harsh and may increase acidity. You will be safer with cl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Whole grains,fruits,: Whole grain unsweetened cereals low fat milk 10%fruit juice lean meat and poultry fresh fruits celery and carrots vegetables steamed non alcoho ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Veggies: Vegetables, fruit, walnuts, almonds, fish.

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