View Single Post
Old 11-29-2012, 06:55 PM   #2
Collector167
Senior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Northwest
Posts: 263
Collector167 HB UserCollector167 HB UserCollector167 HB UserCollector167 HB UserCollector167 HB UserCollector167 HB User
Re: Pregnant With Gallstone. A Few Questions.

As far using diet to control gallbladder pain, the best route is to eat a very low fat diet. The primary reason that your gallbladder contracts (which is usually what causes the pain), is that there is fat in your digestive system. The purpose of the bile that is squeezed out of the gallbladder is to help break down fat.

If you are not going to breast feed there is a drug called Ursodiol/Actigall that can help by dissolving stones, which could lessen your pain. It would help as a short term bridge until your surgery.

 
The Following User Says Thank You to Collector167 For This Useful Post:
Lilyboo (12-02-2012)