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Doctor insights on: Diet For No Gallbladder

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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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Is there a need to follow a strict diet plan after the removal of gallbladder..I.E..Eating low cholesterol diets, no meat..

Is there a need to follow a strict diet plan after the removal of gallbladder..I.E..Eating low cholesterol diets, no meat..

No: Ignore whoever told you this unless it's your surgeon or an evidence-based clinician. Life's difficult enough without limiting yourself based on stuff you read on the internet. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have a colon stricture, relatively few symptoms, no diarrhea, no constipation. Surgeon says no need for surgery now, Use fiber supplement. Help?

Have a colon stricture, relatively few symptoms, no diarrhea, no constipation.
Surgeon says no need for surgery now,
Use fiber supplement. Help?

Great!: The only thing I would add is to drink plenty of water daily to keep you well hydrated and avoid constipation or stool impaction. Should you begin to have symptoms I would go back to the surgeon to check if the stricture has become bigger. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Chronic pancreatitis, 5 yr. Healthy food (salad, beans) painful. Juicing okay? Focus on wght loss & good A1c (5.7). No alch, no gallst, ERCP cause

Chronic pancreatitis, 5 yr. Healthy food (salad, beans) painful. Juicing okay? Focus on wght loss & good A1c (5.7).  No alch, no gallst, ERCP cause

Juicing ok, but...: Juicing was a mainstay of nutrition for me when I was recovering from pancreatitis. Anytime my pancreas flares is, I return to it. Unfortunately, there's not a lot that can be done with pancreatitis other than resting the organ. Be sure to get protein also through small amount of lowfat foods such as beans or tofu or a whey protein drink or shake. ...Read more

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I have small 2to 5 c.M gall bladder stones but there is no any symptoms give advice for prevention?

I have small 2to 5 c.M gall bladder stones but there is no any symptoms give advice for prevention?

Too late to prevent: As you already have them , if you have no symptoms could be observed safely , do nothing , low fat diet may help you , and if you are getting g b attacks get it removed ...Read more

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Is omeprazole-sodium bicarbonate good for chronic gastritis with no hpylori.4endoscopy, 2colonoscopy, 2 abdomen ctscan came normal except for gastritis?

Is omeprazole-sodium bicarbonate  good for chronic gastritis with no hpylori.4endoscopy, 2colonoscopy, 2 abdomen ctscan came normal except for gastritis?

Yes: Any proton pump inhibitor such as Omeprazole can help those suffering from gastritis by cutting down on stomach acid production. Choosing between different ones is like choosing between chevy, dodge & ford. They all make good cars so it comes down to individual taste. ...Read more

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How long does chronic gastritis heal? Have it for 5 months No h pylori, nsaids and no alcohol bland diet taking PPI. endoscopy show nodular gastritis

How long does chronic gastritis heal? Have it for 5 months No h pylori, nsaids and no alcohol bland diet taking PPI. endoscopy show nodular gastritis

You sure no Hp?: on biopsy or serologies? nodular gastritis, especially in young women, is most commonly associated with h pylori. are your symptoms any better on the PPI? the chronic gastritis may never fully regress but need to deal with your symptoms. some GIs would also advocate for repeat endoscopy down the line for screening purposes (data not convincing for it, but reasonable to do) ...Read more

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Any alternative treatment for gallstones except laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Any alternative treatment for gallstones except laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Surgery not a must: Gallstones are very common and more common with age. Most of the time these cause no problems but they can become symptomatic and cause pain. At their worst they can cause gallbladder infection and pancreatitis. At times they block the biliary system. Surgery is done on an elective basis for most people with symptomatic stones and on an urgent basis for gallbladder infection/ inflammation. ...Read more

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No sugar No carbs. Is that a good diet ?

No sugar No carbs. Is that a good diet ?

Not really: You need a well rounded diet with protein, fats and carbs. Complete absence of carbs is not a good idea. Try well rounded diet with normal total calories for your weight and daily exercise. ...Read more

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Alcohol in moderation after ERCP pancreatitis? Healed, no health issues. No previous pancreatitis

Alcohol in moderation after ERCP pancreatitis? Healed, no health issues. No previous pancreatitis

Not on the internet: No. This answer MUST come from the professional who has your health history, lab values and is responsible for your care. Getting permission from strangers on the internet for this very serious situation is not appropriate. It is not up to us who have no access to your health information. ...Read more

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What to do for fatty liver with no cause (bmi 20, exercising regularly, eating a low fat diet and no alcohol, history of anorexia/bulimia?)

What to do for fatty liver with no cause (bmi 20, exercising regularly, eating a low fat diet and no alcohol, history of anorexia/bulimia?)

Genetics.: Hi, Thank you for your question. This might just be due to genetics. You should still continuing living healthy. Very impressive. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions. Dr. M ...Read more

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I have had chronic nausea and belching for 8 weeks. No vomiting. No H. Pylori. No GERD. Antacids don't help. No gall pain. What could this be?

I have had chronic nausea and belching for 8 weeks. No vomiting. No H. Pylori. No GERD. Antacids don't help. No gall pain. 

What could this be?

Belching: Belching can be a sign of gallbladder issues even without gallstones. If not done have a HIDA scan with CCK. Could also be delayed gastric emptying. Could be reflux related even without typical reflux symptoms. Minimize carbonation and get further workup. ...Read more

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Why some people have gastritis for years if no h.Pylori and bland diet?

Why some people have gastritis for years if no h.Pylori and bland diet?

Chronic gastritis: The condition can be caused by taking Aspirin and/ or nsaids like ibuprofen. Stress is another cause as well as an autoimmune gastritis where the body turns on itself. ...Read more

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Vomit after eating for over a year. Endoscopy, gb ultrasound showed no issues. Lifestyle changes & acid reducers offer no help. What's my next step?

Vomit after eating for over a year. Endoscopy, gb ultrasound showed no issues. Lifestyle changes & acid reducers offer no help. What's my next step?

Gastroenterology : I'm assuming that you have been worked up for any food or nutrient intolerance. If not, a food diary and an Allergy specialist is worth looking in to. You can also get barium, Gastric Motilty studies with your GI doctor. Unfortunately, it may take some time before a diagnosis can be reached. ...Read more

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Have diarrhea for 2 months. No relief. Fodmap diet not help. Tested for crones, celiac and other things. Help.

Have diarrhea for 2 months. No relief. Fodmap diet not help. Tested for crones, celiac and other things. Help.

Functional Medicine: You need to find a functional medicine expert in your area to determine if there are microbial imbalances or leaky gut leading to inflammation. They can do more specific testing such as comprehensive digestive stool analysis to determine what the underlying problem is and help you work to correct it. http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2012/04/leaky-gut-syndrome-linked-to-many.html. ...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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Is there any good diet plan for my spastic colon?

Is there any good diet plan for my spastic colon?

Well : Every spastic colon acts differently . What are hour triggers? Avoid those for sure. Try a bland Oft diet. Try Cannes fruits and veggies and see if that is easier to digest without total sacrifice of nutrition ...Read more

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. Hamid Sajjadi
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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