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Is it okay to drink a glass of wine if I have gall stones/gall bladder problems?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Obviously avoid alcohol if it causes any pain or discomfort.
Best treatment for gall stones is have a laparscopic cholecystectomy (removal of gall bladder) which in good medical centers is performed as a day surgery procedure. Red wine can increase gall bladder symptoms. Alcohol/wine can irritate a sensetive bladder, specially ic patients. Why consume it if results are unpleasant?

In brief: Maybe

Obviously avoid alcohol if it causes any pain or discomfort.
Best treatment for gall stones is have a laparscopic cholecystectomy (removal of gall bladder) which in good medical centers is performed as a day surgery procedure. Red wine can increase gall bladder symptoms. Alcohol/wine can irritate a sensetive bladder, specially ic patients. Why consume it if results are unpleasant?
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Likely

Fatty foods and some other dietary indiscretions can be irritants but a glass of wine occasionally is not very dangerous unless pancreatitis involved.

In brief: Likely

Fatty foods and some other dietary indiscretions can be irritants but a glass of wine occasionally is not very dangerous unless pancreatitis involved.
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