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Can spicy foods still be eaten after the gall bladder is removed?

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Dr. Alan Faustino
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: What people have issues with is digestion of fats when they have the gallbladder removed. However, problems with any food types have been noted, this however usually gets better after a couple of months after surgery.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Can spicy foods be eaten after having the gall bladder is removed?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Sure: The gallbladder stores bile, the fluid our body makes to deal with fatty foods. Eating spicy foods shouldn't make any difference. You may have some acid reflux if your symptoms are getting worse.
Last updated Aug 15, 2012

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