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hi, ive just been diagnosed with gallstones and have been referred to a surgeon. I'm in a lot of pain which paracetamol doesn't help and I'm very unsure about diet other than low fat. Can anyone advise me please?

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    It isna trial and error to be honest.

    It wasnt always fatty stuff that set me off. so i kept a diary of everything i ate and came up with the things that set it off.

    My GP had to prescribe me sronger pain relief. as it was stopping me from working.

    And that helped.

    Good luck.. 

    I had my gall bladder removed 7/12/16

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    Hi Sue, it is just trial and error, the surgeon said my husband should keep a diary as well to see what irritated it, but it made no difference. He also said keep off onions, garlic and cucumber. What we have done is go onto gluten free bread, and oat milk, I don't know whether it helps as he still gets the pain but maybe not as often in severity. He also finds a hot water bottle and relaxation helps a bit too. He is still waiting for op 18 weeks so we just keep trying anything really. Good luck.

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