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What is H Pylori and what foods should I avoid? Are there any natural things to eat or drink to help with symptoms?

What is H Pylori and what foods should I avoid? Are there any natural things to eat or drink to help with symptoms?

2 questions here: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with ulcer, then treatment is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. Regarding diet, please re-ask. ...Read more

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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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Please explain which foods to avoid with diverticulitis?

Please explain which foods to avoid with diverticulitis?

Generally: For acute diverticulitis, i recommend low to no fiber for 4-6 weeks following diagnosis and treatment with antibiotics. Then if surgery not indicated, you may slowly add fiber back into your diet. If you buy the right groceries and order the right food in restaurants i generally do not find fiber supplements necessary. ...Read more

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Are there particular foods to avoid when suffering from gallbladder problems?

Are there particular foods to avoid when suffering from gallbladder problems?

Fatty foods: Fatty foods such as pizza, hamburgers, fried chicken, french fries. All these will set off a gallbladder attack. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are safe to eat with gallstones?

Please suggest what foods are safe to eat with gallstones?

Low fat: Fatty foods cause the gallbladder to contract. They are not necessarily "unsafe" but may cause discomfort. If that is the case, you may want to consider treatment (surgery). ...Read more

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Which foods are best to eat for someone with pancreatitis?

Which foods are best to eat for someone with pancreatitis?

Diet : Initially Clear liquids, like broth, jello, popsicle. From which you can progress to full liquids: oatmeal, chicken soup, to soft low fat, bland diet to include mostly steamed or boiled foods, nothing oily, fried ...Read more

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Why should people with acid problems avoid fatty foods?

Why should people with acid problems avoid fatty foods?

Acid production: Fatty foods tend to stimulate stomach acid production so that could make acid reflux symptoms worse. ...Read more

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Which other foods should I eat or avoid to improve my cholesterol?

Which other foods should I eat or avoid to improve my cholesterol?

Nutrition: Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Avoid deep fried foods & whole eggs. ...Read more

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Is there something I can drink to avoid gallbladder problems?

Is there something I can drink to avoid gallbladder problems?

Afraid Not: Although there are steps you can take to help lessen the likelihood of suffering from bouts of gallbladder pain (low fat diet, avoid greasy foods, etc.) once you experience an attack of gallbladder pain, the chances of having repeat attacks increases. The only way to successfully treat this is by surgically removing the gallbladder. ...Read more

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How do you prevent kidney stones in your body & also which foods, fruits, dairy, liquids should we not be eating & are ok to eat?

How do you prevent kidney stones in your body & also which foods, fruits, dairy, liquids should we not be eating & are ok to eat?

Water: Different stones have different contents and require individual strategies for prevention. However, one thing common to causation of all stones is concentrated urine. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is always watery, colorless and odorless. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

Fatty, Fried Foods: The function of bile is to absorb fat from our diet. Fatty meals cause the release of a hormone (cck) that stimulates the gb to contract. Therefore, a low-fat diet is advised. Unfortunately, an attack can occur unrelated to food. The only definitive way to avoid a gb attack is gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy). Good luck! ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat when suffering with gastritis?

What are good foods to eat when suffering with gastritis?

Bland Foods: Avoid spicy foods, hot peppers, alcohol, over eating at one time and dont worry. Take zantac (ranitidine) 300 mg. Every night for 2 months. ...Read more

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What foods are the easiest to digest if you have issues with digestion?

What foods are the easiest to digest if you have issues with digestion?

Depends: On the digestion issue, e.G gas, bloat, or cramps, or nausea, or diarrhea, or constipation, or pain (location is a factor). In general, avoid fried greasy, spicy foods, alcohol, chocolate, coffee. Some are sensitive to the carbohydrates in dairy, or grains and beans. Some have issues withe proteins in wheat and some other grains. Avoid carbonated beverages, sugarless gum ( sorbitol). See a doc, rd. ...Read more

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What are the foods to avoid with migraines?

What are the  foods to avoid  with migraines?

VAries: Food triggers for migraines vary greatly from person to person, but common triggers include alcohol, cheese, the flavor enhancer msg, processed meats (salami, sausages), artificial sweeteners, caffeine (especially withdrawal after missing your customary morning coffee). ...Read more

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Overactive bladder. How to resolve my problems? Is there any tips? What kinds of foods or beverages should I avoid?

Overactive bladder. How to resolve my problems? Is there any tips? What kinds of foods or beverages should I avoid?

Here are some ...: OAB has become a trending Dx for people going to bathroom often. But disregarding its underlying causes, the path of care is similar, ranging from making sure of no UTI to behavioral & lifestyle modification to judicious use of drugs such as oxybutynin, tolterodine, etc... to certain procedures... For lifestyle, avoiding bladder-irritating foods or beverages such as coffee, caffeine-containing ... ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should people with COPD and heart disease avoid completely?

Please suggest what foods should people with COPD and heart disease avoid completely?

Here few: Saturated fats specially trans fats like red meat, cheese, ice cream, butter, packaged snack foods, candy bars, high sodium carbonated sodas, fried chicken with the skin, fast food. ...Read more

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What foods should kidney stone patients avoid? Why?

What foods should kidney stone patients avoid?  Why?

Diet changes: There are several types of kidney stones. Each has its own dietary recommendations. Stones can be of uric acid, calcium oxalate or even infectious stones. Please consult further in health tap for your personalized review. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

Alcohol, meat: Alcohol, red meat, organ meats, turkey, shellfish, and drinks with high fructose corn syrup. Some vegetables may be high in uric acid too, but vegetarians tend to do better with gout so i wouldn't avoid them. ...Read more

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Are there particular foods to avoid when suffering from gallbladder problems?

Fatty foods: Fatty foods such as pizza, hamburgers, fried chicken, french fries. All these will set off a gallbladder attack. ...Read more

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Are eggs one of the foods to avoid if one has gall bladder problems?

Are eggs one of the foods to avoid if one has gall bladder problems?

Gall bladder "diet": Since eggs do have a fair amount of cholesterol/fat, eggs should probably be avoided in pts with gb "problems:" gb pt should "avoid" "fatty" foods which stimulate the release of the bile acids improtant for the digestion of fat in the gut. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder problems cause food to taste salty?

Can gallbladder problems cause food to taste salty?

Not likely.: Gallstones typically cause post prandial pain. Changes in taste is probably related more to respiratory problems, such as sinusitis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me all about what foods to avoid for your gallbladder?

Fried or fatty: Foods make your gallbladder contract and can make your symptoms worse. But definitive cure is surgical removal. Ask your doctor for recommendation. It is unlikely that you will avoid future surgery at your age. ...Read more

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Is there something I can drink to avoid gallbladder problems?

Afraid Not: Although there are steps you can take to help lessen the likelihood of suffering from bouts of gallbladder pain (low fat diet, avoid greasy foods, etc.) once you experience an attack of gallbladder pain, the chances of having repeat attacks increases. The only way to successfully treat this is by surgically removing the gallbladder. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to reverse gallbladder problems in their early stages to avoid surgery?

Are there any ways to reverse gallbladder problems in their early stages to avoid surgery?

Unknown: I do not know if you mean gallstones or not. Many people can have gallstones their entire life with no problems & never need surgery. Once gallstones form they do not go away on their own or resolve with dietary changes or "gallbladder flush." once discomfort or pains occur from gallstones, then surgery becomes more likely needed. ...Read more

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If you have your gallbladder removed, should you avoid certain foods?

If you have your gallbladder removed, should you avoid certain foods?

Maybe: You will be able to determine what you can and cannot eat when you try them. Some fatty foods may give you abdominal pain, or diarrhea. If so you will learn which foods do that, and then try to avoid them. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should you avoid if you have gallbladder pain?

Please suggest what foods should you avoid if you have gallbladder pain?

Avoid: Avoid fried, fatty, greasy foods (french fires, potato chips, butter, mayonnaise, fried foods, cheese burgers, cheese pizzas, hot dogs, etc.). Eat more fruits and vegetables. See a doctor for proper treatment of the problem. ...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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I had my gallbladder removed in july. I have put 2 stone on since op. I need help to lose this weight. Any suggestions or food that I should avoid?

I had my gallbladder removed in july. I have put 2 stone on since op. I need help to lose this weight. Any suggestions or food that I should avoid?

Weight gai common: I have seen this amount of weight gain following gb surgery...You must be placed on a medically supervised diet and lose this weight asap as you are heading to lifetime of obesity. ...Read more

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I can't eat food with a lot of seasonings, or really greasy food, or drink soda without feeling really sick. If I drink water and eat bland foods I feel fine though. People keep telling me its my gallbladder causing problems, is that right?

I can't eat food with a lot of seasonings, or really greasy food, or drink soda without feeling really sick. If I drink water and eat bland foods I feel fine though. People keep telling me its my gallbladder causing problems, is that right?

Belly pain: You can have "gallbladder pain" from typically eating lots of greasy foods. Mainly food with high fat content. The soda or seasoning maybe signs of gerd/gastritis/ulcer although there maybe overlap. You may need lab testing and diagnostic testing. Try avoiding food triggers if able. ...Read more

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I am suffering gallstone in the gallbladder any type of food should I avoid?

I am suffering gallstone in the gallbladder any type of food should I avoid?

Not really.: Just having gallstones does not mean that they are causing your pain. You need a hepato-biliary scan, with gb ejection fraction, correlated with symptoms. ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder taken out 8yrs ago, no i'm having problems digesting my food and trapped gas?

May not be related: Digestive symptoms 8 yrs after removal of gall bladder may not be related to surgery, see you physician for examination and work up , you may be developing some other problems. ...Read more

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Which foods can help me avoid gallbladder pain and gerd?

Which foods can help me avoid gallbladder pain and gerd?

Low fat: For ideas see: http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/health/low-fat-diet-sheet also cut back on caffeine and spicy foods for the gerd. ...Read more

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Is diahrrea and upset stomach after greasy food like pizza normal? My family has a history of gallbladder problems, could that be it.

Is diahrrea and upset stomach after greasy food like pizza normal? My family has a history of gallbladder problems, could that be it.

Yes, it could: Be related. But not likely if you do not have any pain. It could also be pancreatic insufficiency. Have you doctor take a look at you. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

Fatty, Fried Foods: The function of bile is to absorb fat from our diet. Fatty meals cause the release of a hormone (cck) that stimulates the gb to contract. Therefore, a low-fat diet is advised. Unfortunately, an attack can occur unrelated to food. The only definitive way to avoid a gb attack is gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy). Good luck! ...Read more

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Can there be foods to avoid after gall bladder surgery?

Can there be foods to avoid after gall bladder surgery?

Not really: All food should be ok after surgery we do not place the patient on any special diet some patient digestive system could be sensitive to a rich, fatty creamy food it makes them have diarrhea or go to the bathroom more often our digestive system are not created equally do not ignore what your body is telling you a food you might like might not like you back. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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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