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Dr. Warren Foster
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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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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?

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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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


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