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A 46-year-old member asked:

How soon after my gallbladder surgery will i be able to eat?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Same day.: When performed laparoscopically, most people are able to tolerate some foods the same day. It is not uncommon to have some nausea initially, but by 2-3 days after surgery, most people are back to their normal diet.
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 16 years experience
<24 hours: Usually the same day if a straightforward uncomplicated surgery.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2015
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