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Can heavy daily alcohol use cause gallstones. Or damage to the gallbladder. Quit drinkin now gallbladder attacks afta fatty foods.did alcohol do this?

Can heavy daily alcohol use cause gallstones. Or damage to the gallbladder. Quit drinkin now gallbladder attacks afta fatty foods.did alcohol do this?

Yes : heavy alcohol use can damage your liver fist. The gallbladder is part of biliary system- same as liver. Alcohol can also trigger pancreatitis, that also can be triggered by gallstones. Fatty foods can trigger gallbladder pain. Basically, the point is that everything is related, and I highly recommend for you to stop drinking and eating fatty foods. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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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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Can somebody tell me how can alcohol affect the gallbladder?

Can somebody tell me how can alcohol affect the gallbladder?

Alcohol does: not damage liver directly, but it can damage liver, which, in turn, can affect gallbladder function. Also, abnormal liver functions tests can be caused by either liver or gallbladder disease, confusing the clinical picture. Alcohol in large amounts can also cause ulcers, nerve and brain damage, lots of other bad things. ...Read more

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Can alcohol encourage a gallbladder attack?

Can alcohol encourage a gallbladder attack?

NO: The gall bladder is stimulated by a fatty meal, alcohol is a carbohydrate. Your pain may be gastritis/duodenitis due to etoh toxic effects ...Read more

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Does alcohol affect a poor functioning gallbladder?

Does alcohol affect a poor functioning gallbladder?

Not a lot of evidence: A poorly functioning gallbladder is never a very secure a diagnosis of gallbladder disease. If you have stones it is a much more secure diagnosis. So if the underlying diagnosis is really gastritis or a duodenal ulcer alcohol could certainly make it worse. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol have an effect on the gallbladder?

No effect: Alcohol does not effect the GB. Rather in excess it effects sites it comes in contact with directly or indirectly. Here oral cavity lesions, esophageal lesions and gastriis are not uncommon. There is a secondary effect where patients who are alcoholic can develop severe pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Can alcohol destroy ur bladder, if so what's the symptoms of gallbladder attack?

Can alcohol destroy ur bladder, if so what's the  symptoms of gallbladder attack?

No: Alcohol does not have direct relationship to gallbladder disease. However, alcohol can affect the composition of bile salts to cholesterols and fatty acids. This can lead to gallstone formation and subsequent gallbladder "attacks". This is usually manifested as right upper abdominal pain following meals. . Alcohol does have direct toxic affects to the liver and pancreas as well as the brain.. ...Read more

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Can you still drink alcohol if your gallbladder been removed?

Can you still drink alcohol if your gallbladder been removed?

Yes, trial it first: Alcohol absorption or metabolism is not affected by the absence of the gallbladder. The liver should be able to handle moderate amounts of alcohol. However since bile, which would have once been stored in the gallbladder and release after meals, is now constantly expelled into the GI tract, you may find that the combination with alcohol may change your bowel habits and/or lead to some heartburn. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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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