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Gall Bladder What Not To Eat
It's been over 2 years since removal of my gall bladder, no matter what I eat or drink still causes uncontrollable diarrhea. What can I do?
Be seen: There are several bile-acid resin type medications that may significantly help you with the diarrhea. ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
My mom has barrets esophagus. She has diabetes, BP, thyroid. She's had kidney stones n recently hd her gall bladder removed. What food cn she eat?
That's a tough one!: I would focus mostly on her diabetes and eating appropriately for that condition — low glycemic diet with eye on weight loss if she is overweight. If her kidney stones are calcium oxalate (most common) then she should restrict oxalate (NOT CALCIUM) rich foods such as rhubarb, beets, okra, nuts, tea, chocolate, soy and spinach. See a registered dietician for livable eating plan! ...Read more
Fatty foods : There is really no restriction per se. Fatty foods can cause diarrhea and cramps for majority of patients. Some pts have no issues at all. Others, get better w time and some never get better. Diarrhea is annoying but if don't mind, eats whatever. Imodium (loperamide) can help as well. ...Read more
Depends: How long ago was your surgery? Gallbladder & gallstones are usually both removed at surgery. Usually can eat everything given enough time after surgery. Start with smaller and lighter soft foods & soups, avoid fatty & greasy foods at first. Then gradually return to a full normal and regular diet over a couple weeks as you recover from surgery. ...Read more
Nauseated all the time no matter what eat or don't eat. Gall bladder just removed and it's worse now.
Hav an app. 2 c a g.i. dr. my gall bladder is workin at 29%. What kind of test will the dr. do?should l eat after 12? I don't no what to expect
Don't eat after 12:
H.I.D.A. scans or those like them are gallbladder function tests.
An ultrasound is usually used first line as screening for biliary dysfunction. If equivocal or normal and symptoms strongly suggest biliary dysfunction — then a nuclear functioning test is done to assess the gallbladder ejection fraction (EF).
If abnormal the gallbladder is usually the source of the symptoms — and surgery is needed ...Read more
Should be able: To eat fairly normally, eventually. Early after surgery eat small, light, non-fat foods. As you heal & feel better over a few weeks or less you should be able to return to eating all normal foods. Fatty or greasy foods cause some people to feel bloating, gas or diarrhea after surgery. ...Read more
A distended: Gallbladder is caused by a stone blocking the outlet. So, eating fatty foods at this time may cause more discomfort than you necessarily would want. I would suggest seeking a PCP opinion and possibly getting referred to a surgeon for removal. Good Luck ...Read more
I had gastritis & gall bladder removed. On medication for both. Now I can't taste food properly. I can eat, just can't taste what I eat.
Less....: After removing gallbladder, body takes time to adapt and digest the foods you consume without bile juice from gallbladder. Generally, avoid or take less red meat, pork, butter, dairy products, eggs, fruit juice but grape and apple, caffeinated, alcoholic or carbonated beverages, even tea and decaffeinated coffee. Eat smaller meals with even intervals. In time, body adapts. Ask surgeon for detail. ...Read more
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
Hungry but when I eat lower right ribcage feels like gonna explode gall bladder remove 2 yrs ago?
What do you advise if I had gall bladder surgery about 4 months ago and for the last 2 weeks I haven't been able to eat anything?
I had my gall bladder removed when I was 16. Since then, I've had pain near there. Sometimes when I eat. More in the middle of the night. If I gulp water. & sit up it goes away. Its so painful.
See a doctor: Cannot guess about something like this. See a doctor for an exam & have an ultrasound evaluation of your gallbladder to be able to answer this question of yours. ...Read more
I'm having sulfur burps all day 3-4 times a week no gall bladder. I eat healthy. What could be causing it?
Sulfur burps: Sulfur burps occur when foods containing sulfur break down in your stomach. If it occurs often look up sulfur containing foods on Google and limit them. Drinking lots of water may flush them out. Taking simethicone after meals prevents gas buildup. Get tested for h pylori bacteria in your stomach ...Read more
I'm 25 and Every time I eat my left shoulder and left arm hurt. And feels like it's heavy to pick up. I had my gall bladder out a few years ago and ha?
Unusual: This is an unusual postprandial symptom. It could be referred discomfort from the esophagus or stomach possibly from gas buildup. I would have to consult a gastroenterologist for an opinion about this symptom, especially if there are no other arm or shoulder symptoms apart from meal times. ...Read more
Can someone with no gall bladder eat lots of peanut butter and ice cream and cake pops without gaining weight?
Temperature of 100 that keeps coming and going. Severe nausea last 5 days, can barely eat. Very Dizzy! History of low gall bladder EF. do I need ER?
Yes get checked.: You may have the flu or another URI. You should get checked. ...Read more
Everytime after I eat I get stomach pains and feel nauseous. I've had this for over 2 years and numerous test have been done. It's not my gall bladder?
Insufficient info: I understand your frustration! But, perhaps you can help us help you by telling us what tests have been done over the last two years of evaluation. No sense having us recommend to you studies you've already accomplished or possible diagnoses that have already been considered and ruled out. ...Read more
I sometimes have a burning pain in my upper abdomen. Could this be caused by gall bladder. It seems to happen after I eat. It also burns in my back.
Low hydrochloricacid: Low hydrochloric acid cause indigestion which creates putrification of food — causes burn due to production of lactic acid. Suggest when you eat before food take betaine hydrochloride 1000mg and after food take phosphatidyl choline this will help with digestion. To heal burning pain take bromelain plus cla will heal pain in epigastrium. ...Read more
I had gall bladder removed in 2011. When I drink alcohol I get the same sharp pain I had at the time of surgery. When I eat a burger pain goes away.
What is life expectancy for someone with cancer of the pancreas, small intestine and gall bladder? This person presently cannot eat or drink liquids
I had an ultra sound & CT scan. My dr told me there was a "grey area" on my pancreas. What does that mean? Also, my gall bladder is contracted (no eat)
You need to: Ask your doctor what they mean. We have no way of knowing, but only guessing -- which is not what you need,. ...Read more
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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