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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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fatty foods : There is really no restriction per say. 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 dont mind, eats whatever. Imodium (loperamide) can help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 dont 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
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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