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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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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...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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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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If you have to have gallbladder removal surgery but had surgery to remove your bellybutton what will be the surgery chosen?

If you have to have gallbladder removal surgery but had surgery to remove your bellybutton what will be the surgery chosen?

Laparascopic: Not having a navel will not alter your ability to have laparoscopic surgery. Should still be able to access you abdominal cavity with a laparoscope in same general area as your navel was and proceed with gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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

Dr. John Fung Dr. Fung
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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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What could be the precautions that should be taken after ACL surgery ? Moreover ,after how much rest (after surgery) an ethlete can perform normally?

What could be the precautions that should be taken after ACL surgery ? Moreover ,after how much rest (after surgery) an ethlete can perform normally?

ACL Surgery : These questions should have been answered for you by the post op instructions given to you after discharge from the Day Surgery Center . Each doctor has their own set of post op instructions . In general no weight bearing for a few days . Ice the knew to reduce pain . No return to full athletic activity for at least 6 months or until cleared by your physician . You need PT to transition into full ...Read more

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What if your stomach is swollen after gallbladder surgery?

What if your stomach is swollen after gallbladder surgery?

Common: Early after surgery, for several days, abdominal gas or bloating is common. Decrease narcotic pain medication usage and take a laxative if needed. Eat light and non-greasy foods at first. See your surgeon if you do not improve soon. ...Read more

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What diet should I follow for gall bladder disease when surgery is not an option?

Low fat: If gall bladder removal is indicated, very few patients are not candidates for laparoscopic or even open cholecystectomy or at least cholecystostomy(tube placed into gall bladder). If that can't be done, you should certainly eat a diet as low in fat as prossible to try to minimize the stimulation of gall bladder. ...Read more

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How bad should gallbladder be before surgery?

How bad should gallbladder be before surgery?

Any symptom = OR: Gallstones without symptoms are watched at times. Once you start having symptoms, then 95% keep having symptoms or complications (infection, pancreas inflammation, or blockage of bile duct). Symptoms include pain in right upper or central abdomen after a meal, sometimes with nausea. ...Read more

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After hemorrhoid surgery approximately how long before bowel movements return to normal and what is the best diet for after surgery?

After hemorrhoid surgery approximately how long before bowel movements return to normal and what is the best diet for after surgery?

One of the major: determinants is whether you have general anesthesia or not (anesthetics paralyze bowel) and how many narcotic pain killers you take afterward. Many doctors advise starting stool softeners/fiber supplements before surgery. Stay super well-hydrated. Prune or apple juice may be helpful; raw veggies, while good for fiber, may be painful to pass. Two weeks, 3 at outside, and all should be good:) ...Read more

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What is the weight limit for lifting after getting your gallbladder removed?

What is the weight limit for lifting after getting your gallbladder removed?

10 pounds: I restrict patients to 10 pounds or less for six weeks. This is so you don't stress the abdominal wall and cause a hernia. ...Read more

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How much pain should I be in to warrant gallbladder removal?

How much pain should I be in to warrant gallbladder removal?

Why suffer?: While i never have had a gallbladder attack, I have spoken to 100's who have. If we can offer you a minimally-invasive way to prevent ever having another attack (and you are otherwise healthy), the benefits far outweigh the risks. The effects of gb disease can be cumulative, making subsequent surgery more difficult if left untreated. Please see a gb surgeon to get all the facts. Good luck! ...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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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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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


Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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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