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Can there be foods to avoid after gall bladder surgery?

Can there be foods to avoid after gall bladder surgery?

Not really: All food should be ok after surgery we do not place the patient on any special diet some patient digestive system could be sensitive to a rich, fatty creamy food it makes them have diarrhea or go to the bathroom more often our digestive system are not created equally do not ignore what your body is telling you a food you might like might not like you back. ...Read more

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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


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Are there particular foods to avoid when suffering from gallbladder problems?

Are there particular foods to avoid when suffering from gallbladder problems?

Fatty foods: Fatty foods such as pizza, hamburgers, fried chicken, french fries. All these will set off a gallbladder attack. ...Read more

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Would gallstones definitely cause problems after eating dairy or greasy meals?

Would gallstones definitely cause problems after eating dairy or greasy meals?

Not necessarily: Have you seen a doctor or had an ultrasound to check for gallstones? Just having gallstones does not always mean they are the source of a person's concerns. Yes, eating fatty or fried foods can cause upper abdominal pain ; nausea in some people with gallstones. Needs a doctor's evaluation. ...Read more

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Can always eating before bed lead to digestive and bowel problems?

Can always eating before bed lead to digestive and bowel problems?

Sometimes yes: People who eat or drink before lying down often get reflux of some stomach contents back into the esophagus. Over the years, this causes irritation to the esophagus, because stomach contents is acidic. A person can then suffer heartburn symptoms. It is better to stay upright after eating until the stomach has emptied (about an hour later). The bowels (intestines) are probably not affected. ...Read more

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Is overeating junk food 3 times enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Is overeating junk food 3 times enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Do you mean total?: You would need to clarify what you mean. If it is three times daily, it could lead to problems, although I am not sure about heart or liver specifically. Overeating junk food, for example, three times a year, is something many of us do during birthdays and holidays. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

Fatty, Fried Foods: The function of bile is to absorb fat from our diet. Fatty meals cause the release of a hormone (cck) that stimulates the gb to contract. Therefore, a low-fat diet is advised. Unfortunately, an attack can occur unrelated to food. The only definitive way to avoid a gb attack is gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy). Good luck! ...Read more

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Please explain which foods are good to eat after gall bladder surgery?

Please explain which foods are good to eat after gall bladder surgery?

All good: Generally there is no special diet for patient after gallbladder surgery some patient might not tolerate a rich or creamy or fatty meal it makes them go to the bathroom too often but in general all food are fine again before or after surgery bodies are nor created equally some digestive system might tolerate food that other do not simply watch what your body is trying to tell you. ...Read more

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Which food to avoid for favism?

Which food to avoid for favism?

Favism: Also known as g6pd deficiency a metabolic enzyme defect. Must avoid fava beans and certain meds like Dapsone which can trigger hemolytic anemia due to breakdown of red blood cells. ...Read more

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Is there something I can drink to avoid gallbladder problems?

Is there something I can drink to avoid gallbladder problems?

Afraid Not: Although there are steps you can take to help lessen the likelihood of suffering from bouts of gallbladder pain (low fat diet, avoid greasy foods, etc.) once you experience an attack of gallbladder pain, the chances of having repeat attacks increases. The only way to successfully treat this is by surgically removing the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Which foods are best to eat for someone with pancreatitis?

Which foods are best to eat for someone with pancreatitis?

Diet : Initially Clear liquids, like broth, jello, popsicle. From which you can progress to full liquids: oatmeal, chicken soup, to soft low fat, bland diet to include mostly steamed or boiled foods, nothing oily, fried ...Read more

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I have had a blood test to identify food intolerances and am avoiding those foods and eating only safe foods. How long should the hives persist?

I have had a blood test to identify food intolerances and am avoiding those foods and eating only safe foods.  How long should the hives persist?

Up to 1.5 weeks.: Hives should last about 1-2 weeks regardless of the cause. You would be wise to avoid the foods you cannot tolerate until testing is finished to see how severe your reactions are. ...Read more

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Are eggs one of the foods to avoid if one has gall bladder problems?

Are eggs one of the foods to avoid if one has gall bladder problems?

Gall bladder "diet": Since eggs do have a fair amount of cholesterol/fat, eggs should probably be avoided in pts with gb "problems:" gb pt should "avoid" "fatty" foods which stimulate the release of the bile acids improtant for the digestion of fat in the gut. ...Read more

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Looking for food ideas high in protein. Avoiding meat due to ibs. Any suggestions.

Looking for food ideas high in protein. Avoiding meat due to ibs. Any suggestions.

Protein with IBS: Best protein in nature is egg white. Your bowel should not be irritated by egg albumin at all. Whey protein is also excellent. You can purchase natural whey. Be careful about additives. Quinoa also is excellent protein. If you eat Quinoa, start with small amounts and gradually increase. Egg whites are BEST ...Read more

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Is overeating junk food on 3 occasions enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Is overeating junk food on 3 occasions enough to cause heart problems or liver problems?

Not good: You are young, eating junk food for 3 times- not good if closely enough as it strains all your systems not only heart and liver but every system -including blood vs , endocrine organs like pancreas which secrete insulin. Don't exhaust the metabolic power houses of your body. Bad things like excess bad fat ,go and get deposited in the tissues progressively . Also toxic substances are not dealt wel ...Read more

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