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Bland Diet For Gallbladder
I still have my gallbladder and until I see my surgeon he told me to go on a bland diet. any suggestions?
I had gallbladder surgery 4 days ago. Doing very well. Tired of bland diet, what can I eat? I'm afraid to eat anything not bland!
No restrictions: After the gallbladder is removed there is no need to avoid fatty foods. Prior to surgery, a patient with gallbladder problems should avoid fatty foods to avoid symptoms. A small percentage of patients will get post op urgency, which is an urgent need to have a bm about 30-45 minutes after meals. This will be self limited, or easily quelled with Imodium ad. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best way to manage a bland diet for GI issues on a college campus? Possible IBS or gallbladder issues
GB unlikely: for your age. You can get an ultrasound to check the gallbladder and will probably be normal. IBS is certainly common. You may want to discuss your diet with your doc or with a nutritionist. Good luck and all the best. ...Read more
Yes: The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile, which is then released to aid in breakdown of fatty foods. Without the gallbladder, patients may have some loose stool or even diarrhea after eating fried or fatty foods. This generally gets better over the course of a few months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Removal: Sludge in the gallbladder occurs when there is an alteration in liver metabolism, and one of three main components of bile crystallize, and sit in the gallbladder. This sludge will eventually coalesce in to stones. There is no cure for the inderlying cause. Surgical removal of the gallbladder does solve the problem. If there are no symptoms, its ok to watch it. ...Read more
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Yes.: Gallbladder disease occurs due to multiple factors including heredity and our high (saturated) fat/high carbohydrate western diet. Furthermore, once gallstones develop, symptoms tend to be worse after eating high-fat foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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