I had my gallbladder removed about 4 years ago due to the fact that gallstones had taken over my poor gallbladder. I had been having severe pain in the center of my chest just under my breastbone for about a year and finally had it diagnosed during a routine exam. The surgery went well.... no complications. But ever since then, I cannot eat red meats or anything fatty foods (no red meat, no bacon, no fried foods, no ice cream, no cheese) becasue I get severe heartburn, nauseaus, and cannot eat at night due to hot flashes and sweats. I have not brought this up to my
May, many people have problems digesting fats after having their gallbladders removed. You may want to start and maintain a low fat diet. Doing so will hopefully cut back on the discomfort you're feeling. I know most people don't like to hear that, but once problems with eating fatty foods after GB surgery it can be very difficult to tamp them down. So you may want to make changes as soon as you can.
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