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Bladder (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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After removal of gall bladder — what food you are not support to eat?

After removal of gall bladder — what food you are not support to eat?

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

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What can I eat after taking stones in gall bladder out?

What can I eat after taking stones in gall bladder out?

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

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Nauseated all the time no matter what eat or don't eat. Gall bladder just removed and it's worse now.

Nauseated all the time no matter what eat or don't eat. Gall bladder just removed and it's worse now.

Chronic Nausea: Other potential etiologies for nausea beside gallbladder disease include: chronic relux, gastric dismotility disorders, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, H. pylori infection, stomach ulcers, pseudo small bowel obstrcuion as well as inner ear disorders. ...Read more

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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

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

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What to eat after gall bladder removal by scope?

What to eat after gall bladder removal by scope?

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

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Can you eat before ultrasound of gall bladder?

Can you eat before ultrasound of gall bladder?

No: The test should be performed when you have not eaten. Eating contracts the gallbladder and can jeopardize the test. ...Read more

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Can a distended gall bladder cause swelling and make it hard to eat much and drink much?

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

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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.

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.

Post-surgical : How long ago was your surgery? It is possible that you may experience these type of effects for weeks after surgery. Some medications can cause loss of taste as well. Here is a good article: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003050.htm ...Read more

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What food could I eat with gall bladder stones?

What food could I eat with gall bladder stones?

Avoid: Avoid fried, fatty, greasy foods. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat healthy fruits & vegetables and smaller amounts of non-fatty meat or chicken. See a doctor or general surgeon if the gallstones are causing recurrent upper abdominal pain or nausea. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are good for you to eat if have gall bladder stones?

Please suggest what foods are good for you to eat if have gall bladder stones?

Low fat: 10 gram low fat diet is recommended. Avoid excess dairy products, fried foods, and fast foods as they are higher in fat content. Fat is the stimulus to the gallbladder. ...Read more

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What is one eat after gall bladder surgery?

What is one eat after gall bladder surgery?

Low fat: 10 gram low fat diet is recommended. Avoid excess dairy products, fried foods, and fast foods as they are higher in fat content. Fat is the stimulus to the gallbladder. ...Read more

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What to eat aftet gall bladder removal surgery?

What to eat aftet gall bladder removal surgery?

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

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Which specific foods should I eat before my gall bladder surgery?

Which specific foods should I eat before my gall bladder surgery?

Low fat: 10 gram low fat diet is recommended. Avoid excess dairy products, fried foods, and fast foods as they are higher in fat content. Fat is the stimulus to the gallbladder. ...Read more

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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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Hungry but when I eat lower right ribcage feels like gonna explode gall bladder remove 2 yrs ago?

Hungry but when I eat lower right ribcage feels like gonna explode gall bladder remove 2 yrs ago?

Get evaluated: Make an appointment with your regular doc. A plain x-ray of your abdomen is an easy first step to getting a diagnosis. This could be your stomach getting overfilled with gas. If you develop fever, chills or vomiting get evaluated right away. Be well. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Unrelated: If there was no difficulty in eating 4 months ago, one must distinguish whether there is a new swallowing problem arising in esophagus due to reflux or the problem is stomach emptying. This can all be resolved with an Upper GI series or gastroscopy. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Plz See GI Doctor: What you are describing sounds more like a problem with your esophagus. This may be as simple as gerd, however there are many other diseases to consider. I suggest you see a gastroenterologist to help sort this out. ...Read more

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When I eat chicken, I get a pain in my gall bladder area. Is it gall stones?

When I eat chicken, I get a pain in my gall bladder area. Is it gall stones?

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

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I'm having sulfur burps all day 3-4 times a week no gall bladder. I eat healthy. What could be causing it?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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What is life expectancy for someone with cancer of the pancreas, small intestine and gall bladder? This person presently cannot eat or drink liquids

What is life expectancy for someone with cancer of the pancreas, small intestine and gall bladder?  This person presently cannot eat or drink liquids

Stage of cancer: Every cancer is unique and the statistical prognosis varies on the cancer and the stage. One thing for sure, poor nutritional state are is not good signs for any cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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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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