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I have been diagnosed with gallstones. what are the foods I can eat and what foods do I need to avoid

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    Try where ever possible to eat a low fat diet.

    You do not want your liver to be producing too much bile and storing in GB. When you eat fatty foods you need a lot more bile to digest these foods.

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      thanks for that. I'm just a bit lost as I don't have an actual list of foods that I can and can't eat. just fed up of the pain now and not sure how long I'll be waiting to be seen

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    Basically any food that has or needs to be fried.

    Change to baked.

    Look at your diet and see what foods trigger the discomfort.

    Are you in UK - go back to Gp for referral to upper GI.

    If you get really bad upper GI pain, that is off the scale, report to A&E.

    There are a number of reasons you need to be seen, gall stones getting stuck, infection etc.

    If you are not UK, sorry can not be of any more help.


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      thanks for that. I am in Ireland. I'm on a waiting list to see the surgeon but that's 3 months long. thanks for the advice

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    Avoid anything with high fat content. and fried foods . cakes pastry. crisps, red meat etc.

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