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Is It Bad To Eat Popcorn With Possible Gallbladder Disease
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
Is it ok to eat the casings on that smoked sausage. If u have diverticulitis . And is it safe to eat sauerkraut.
It depends.: Do you mean eating food that you have coughed on or that someone else has coughed on ? You can spread germs from person to person by coughing - this is fairly common, but unlikely that anything could arise from coughing on your own food. ...Read more
Do you think it is very probable that having fried fish and potatoes cause hemorrhoids if eaten with no salad?
Not a good idea: It is not a good idea to binge on any foods, let alone bad food. ...Read more
SIBO: With small intestinal bowel overgrowth, you want nutrients that are quickly absorbed, leaving less for any bacteria to consume. A low carb, high fat and high protein diet is best in this case. Popcorn and white rice would fall outside this category -- and are best avoided while your gut is healing. http://www.siboinfo.com/diet.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Controversial: While many gastroenterologist and other treating doctors still recommend to avoid eating seeds, nuts, popcorn, etc that may get "stuck" in diverticulae, there are multiple studies that suggest this isn't the case. Make of that what you will. A high fiber, vegetarian diet has been shown to be preventative. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have an inflamed esophagus and stomach but have no ulcers or bacteria of anykind is it ok to eat veggies and fruit like tomatoes?
Esophagitis: This depends upon the source of the inflammation. Bacterial infection in these circumstances is usually not the issue, but rather there is the potential for viruses and yeasts to produce inflammation. Or this may simply be due to reflux. Eating various foods may irritate these tissues, but you should first be seen and evaluated by a GI doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Nuts should be fine as long as they do not cause any pain. Try a few at a time and check for symptoms. ...Read more
EF rate of 0% on hida scan. how dangerous is it to live with this until I have it removed? Also fattening food doesn't bother me so can I still eat it
No: The acidity of milk is low.Get a more detailed answer ›
I love eating popcorn kernels, but my doc said it can block the appendix and cause appendicitis. Is this true?
My gallbladder is only functioning 15%. I just ate shrimp with lots of spices. Would that cause a gallbladder attack?
Possibly: Any food can lead to a "gallbladder attack" (aka biliary colic). Commonly, attacks occur due to gallstones. However, some people don't have stones, instead they have a dysfunctional gallbladder (doesn't work right). We call this biliary dyskinesia. Typically we see this more often with fatty meals. If an attack persists it can lead to severe inflammation - called cholecystitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have reflux? No symptoms. How bad is this? Curable? What food to avoid? Is it common among others too?
If a person has problems swallowing solid food, would it be better to eat semi-soft food like yogurt?
If i used to eat a lot of junk food , fast food food & changed it to eating healthy can that cause diarreah since my stomach is not used to it ?
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