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A 23-year-old member asked:

What should be the diet after gallbladder surgery?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Normal diet: Most people can resume a normal diet after having their gallbladder removed. A small subset of people will develop diarrhea after fried/fatty foods.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Once your doctor : Gives the ok, and normal healthy diet high in fiber, hi in fluids, avoiding greasy fried foods and processed foods and low in fats is generally a good healthy plan. Having gall bladder out requires no special diet.

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Had gallbladder surgery what would be the best diet to be on?

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Low fat: Best to start off with a diet low in fat while avoiding large meals.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What to do if I'm about to have gallbladder surgery?

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Dr. Jason Sample
General Surgery 25 years experience
Take a deep breath: First of all, take a deep breath. Things will most likely be fine. The night before the operation, stop taking food and drink by mouth as directed by your doctor. Try to avoid fatty foods leading up to the operation as this may aggravate your gallbladder disease. make arrangements to be out of work for at least one week. Then try to relax.
Last updated Apr 5, 2018


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