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Doctor insights on: Diet For Gallbladder Attacks

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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3ERCPs (stenosis after) in 3yrs for SOD. Follow diet & take enzymes but frequent pancreatitis attacks persist. 4th ERCP on hold. Typical outlook?

3ERCPs (stenosis after) in 3yrs for SOD. Follow diet & take enzymes but frequent pancreatitis attacks persist. 4th ERCP on hold. Typical outlook?

Guarded: This presentation would be best managed at a tertiary care or academic center, ideally one with advanced endoscopic fellowship programs. ...Read more

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Diagnosis, treatment, and diet for people with kidney stones

Diagnosis, treatment, and diet for people with kidney stones

Depends: On the cause of the kidney stones. These have to be analyzed for content and then the source of the problem identified. As an example, do you have excess parathyroid hormone causing calcium salt stones? Are these due to gout? See a doctor and get this worked out in detail. ...Read more

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Need help with diet for diverticulitis and gallstones?

Need help with diet for diverticulitis and gallstones?

Will differ: Gallstones cause symptoms when they block the function of the gallbladder after eating fatty foods. Thus avoiding fatty foods like fried and high fat foods may be helpful. For diverticulitis, the blockage of diverticular sac openings is the root cause for inflammation. Avoiding constipation by eating more fiber and drinking more water, and to exercise more frequently. ...Read more

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Brat diet used for gastroesophageal disease?

Brat diet used for gastroesophageal disease?

No: A brat diet is used mainly for diarrhea. Certain foods such as fried, fatty and spicy foods as well as soda, alcohol and caffeine may aggravate gastroesophageal disease. ...Read more

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Will eating healthier help me have fewer gall bladder attacks?

Will eating healthier help me have fewer gall bladder attacks?

Possibly: choosing foods with low fat content and low grease may help you go longer periods without a gallbladder attack but it is not a sure bet. if you have had several attacks of abdominal pain and the appropriate workout for a gallbladder, you may want to see a surgeon to have your gallbladder removed to avoid future attacks and possible complications. ...Read more

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Is eating shredded wheat advised for kidney stone patients?

Is eating shredded wheat advised for kidney stone patients?

It's fine: Depending on the type of kidney stone, you may restrict calcium some (calcium stones) or purines some (uric acid stones). Beyond this, diet is generally at your discretion and in keeping with your preferences and overall health. ...Read more

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Good meal for someone with acid reflux and diverticulitis ?

Good meal for someone with acid reflux and diverticulitis ?

BALANCE AND NO BOOZE: For reflux, avoid alcohol and tobacco, carbonation, and large meals. Don't lie down after meals for a couple hours. For the acute inflammation of diverticulitis, you should eat a lower residue diet, but once the inflammation has subsided, you may eat almost anything. I recommend avoiding peanuts and popcorn, and try to incorporate some fibre, as well.Keep hydrated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does 19 mm stone in gallbladder be a cause of frequently gastritis pain in spite of proper workout and conscious diet almost..Very less fried food.?

Does 19 mm stone in gallbladder be a cause of frequently gastritis pain in spite of proper workout and conscious diet almost..Very less fried food.?

may be gall bladder: Pain , may not be gastritis , if you have symptoms and not improving with measures you are taking , get removed is a low risk ambulatory procedure, speak to your doctor , . ...Read more

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What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

What's a good diet and medicines for treating acid relux and stomach ulcers?

Many choices: First, stomach ulcers are often related to infection with H. Pylori. Conventional treatment is with antibiotics but herbs like Mastic Gum can help too. Drugs like Prilosec or Zantac (ranitidine) are usually prescribed but there are natural options like DGL & cabbage juice. See http://tinyurl.com/mp2xh62 & http://tinyurl.com/mwxb522 Dietary changes & supplements can cure reflux- see http://tinyurl.com/7t2gecq ...Read more

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Is Prevacid effective for gastritis?nexium (esomeprazole) causes diarrhea for me.also can gastritis cause constipation..have had some of that with gastritis flare up

Is Prevacid effective for gastritis?nexium (esomeprazole) causes diarrhea for me.also can gastritis cause constipation..have had some of that with gastritis flare up

Nexium can't: cause gastritis; however, diarrhea has been reported. Additionally, gastritis, does not necessarily cause constipation. It is time to consult your prescribing physician and, if you are self medicating: STOP! ...Read more

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Fat in diet provokes ruq pain, nausea. Us, hida norm 95%ef. Endo biopsy found gerd. Now on ppi for this. Continue to lose wt. Can GERD cause ruq pain?

Fat in diet provokes ruq pain, nausea. Us, hida norm 95%ef. Endo biopsy found gerd. Now on ppi for this. Continue to lose wt. Can GERD cause ruq pain?

Not usually : Ruq pain after fatty meals suggest gallbladder or biliary disease. Small amounts of sludge within the gallbladder may not be seen on us or hida. Ct or MRI would be helpful to complete gallbladder workup, and move on to other differential diagnosis including sphincter of oddi dysfunction. ...Read more

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I have sludge in gallbladder (says ultrasound), pain and nausea if eating high fat meal, had two 15 minute pain attack do I have gallbladder disease?

I have sludge in gallbladder (says ultrasound), pain and nausea if eating high fat meal, had two 15 minute pain attack do I have gallbladder disease?

Maybe, maybe not: Would need more information. Where is your pain? Have you had blood tests done? Review your history and findings with your doctor who ordered the ultrasound. You may need a special gallbladder scan (hida scan) to see if your gallbladder is functioning properly. In the mean time eat properly and healthy, avoid fatty foods, drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Diet for chronic pancreatitis? how many grams of fat are recommended for chronic pancreatitis. 128 pound male 5ft10

Diet for chronic pancreatitis? how many grams of fat are recommended for chronic pancreatitis. 128 pound male 5ft10

Avoid alcohol,hi fat: The only absolutes in chronic pancreatitis is to avoid alcohol, refined sugars / snacks / candy (those that give a quick sugar rush), & fried/greasy/high fat foods (such as creamy sauces, fast food, full fat meat & dairy, & anything fried). About 25% of ur calories (or about 55 g/day) shd come from healthy fats like omega-3: baked fish, lean meat, healthy oils. U shd talk to a nutritionist further ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


Dr. John Landi
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more