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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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What can I eat after gallbladder removal and which food should be avoided?

What can I eat after gallbladder removal and which food should be avoided?

Trial and error: After gallbladder removal, the bile from the liver constantly drains into the intestine (rather than being stored in the gallbladder between meals and squirted into the intestine after meals). Bile can be irritating and about 25% of patients may experience gastric irritation or diarrhea. This is called post-cholecystectomy syndrome. Avoid acid food and fatty food. Minimize alcohol and tobacco. ...Read more

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Can spicy foods still be eaten after the gall bladder is removed?

Can spicy foods still be eaten after the gall bladder is removed?

Yes: What people have issues with is digestion of fats when they have the gallbladder removed. However, problems with any food types have been noted, this however usually gets better after a couple of months after surgery. ...Read more

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What should be the diet after gallbladder surgery?

What should be the diet after gallbladder surgery?

Once your doctor : Gives the ok, and normal healthy diet high in fiber, hi in fluids, avoiding greasy fried foods and processed foods and low in fats is generally a good healthy plan. Having gall bladder out requires no special diet. ...Read more

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Can spicy foods be eaten after having the gall bladder is removed?

Can spicy foods be eaten after having the gall bladder is removed?

Sure: The gallbladder stores bile, the fluid our body makes to deal with fatty foods. Eating spicy foods shouldn't make any difference. You may have some acid reflux if your symptoms are getting worse. ...Read more

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What should be the precautions after gallbladder removal?

What should be the precautions after gallbladder removal?

Gall bladder removal: You want to limit fatty food intake as you will not handle it as well after the removal of your gall bladder. Diarrhea is much more likely to be an issue if you do not make sure to add fiber to your diet. ...Read more

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How common is fructose malabsorption and what are the symptoms? Which foods should be avoided with it?

How common is fructose malabsorption and what are the symptoms? Which foods should be avoided with it?

Be sure of diagosis: Malabsorption is complex and may reflect bacterial fermentation from sibo, small bowel inflammation or mucosal disease (lots of causes), GI transit issues, pancreatic enzyme activity and sufficiency, etc. A fructose re-trial on your part after sibo eradication may be worthwhile. ...Read more

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What food. Should be taken by my father as his sgpt/ast is 64 and sgpt/alt is 85?And any food items that should be avoided also

What food. Should be taken by my father as his sgpt/ast is 64 and sgpt/alt is 85?And any food items that should be avoided also

Elevated liver enzym: High transaminase enzymes (sgot and sgpt) should be evaluated by a specialist. See a gastroenterologist before trying anything homeopathic. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to.Have biliary colic after your gallbladder is removed?

Is it possible for you to.Have biliary colic after your gallbladder is removed?

Yes,: Post cholecystectomy syndrome can be caused by retained common duct stone, cystic duct syndrome, formation of a neuroma or sphincter of odi spasm. You should consult your surgeon about your symptoms. A GI medicine consult may be necessary to evaluate the common duct. ...Read more

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What should be the diet of a person diagnosed with gallstones, what should should be avoided?

What should be the diet of a person diagnosed with gallstones, what should should be avoided?

Gallstone diet: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gallstones/ds00165 & http://www.Webmd.Com/digestive-disorders/features/gallbladder-diet-foods-for-gallbadder-problems. Then avoid fat & fried foods. Aim to increase fruit & vegetable intake along w/fiber. ...Read more

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What foods and drugs should be avoided if the baby is g6pd deficient?

What foods and drugs should be avoided if the baby is g6pd deficient?

Long list: There are long lists of foods and drugs to avoid for people with G6PD deficiency. Talk with your child's pediatrician or specialist that they may be seeing for a detailed list. There are also G6PD support groups online. If you have any questions about what can or can't be given to your baby, always consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder surgery what would be the best diet to be on?

Had gallbladder surgery what would be the best diet to be on?

Depends: Immediately after surgery i find patients who eat greasy or fatty food have a lot of abdominal pain and cramping with diarrhea and urgent trips to the bathroom. It takes a while for the body to get used to not having a large input of bile with each meal to help digest the fat. While almost everyone goes back to eating a normal diet. I recommend my patients avoid high fat foods for the first 4 wk. ...Read more

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What diet should be followed in fasting As gall blader removed?

What diet should be followed in fasting As gall blader removed?

No special diet: you do not have to be on any special diet for your fasting, after removal of the gallbladder . simply break your fast with water and dates and yogurt, may be soup. avoid greasy food, and rich creamy food. for suhur you can eat some yogurt and date and water. avoid milk. Ramadan munarak ...Read more

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Is it possible to have bile problems after having your gallbladder removed.?

Is it possible to have bile problems after having your gallbladder removed.?

Yes: A small minority of people can continue to form stones in the bile ducts despite having the gallbladder removed. Unfortunately, biliary problems can also result as a complication from the surgery to remove the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Gallbladder function 17% is it safe to have it removed I have a fatty liver asa and asd. Is there a risk that the liver can be cut during incisions.

Gallbladder function 17% is it safe to have it removed I have a fatty liver asa and asd. Is there a risk that the liver can be cut during incisions.

Safe: You at least have biliary dyskinesia based on hida results. If your symptoms are due to that you have an indication for cholecystectomy. This can be done safely with your other associated conditions. The risk of significant liver injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy is very low. ...Read more

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Will my dad be checked to make sure there is no biliary damage after he has gallbladder removed? Is that part of the standard procedure?I sure hope so

Will my dad be checked to make sure there is no biliary damage after he has gallbladder removed? Is that part of the standard procedure?I sure hope so

Here are some...: Gallbladder removal is the last resort hopefully to help relieve gallbladder-related symptoms, but not always results in so as expected. At performing cholecystectomy would not be able to check how the biliary tract would function or be damaged; in fact, such concern would be deduced from detailed history, physical exam, blood testing, & imaging study as needed. So, ask the treating doctor timely. ...Read more

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