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Painful abdomen, bacterial infection, bloated, nausea. Gall bladder removed. What does this mean?

In October 2012 I had a surgery done in which my gall bladder was removed as it was filled up with a 2.7cm stone which was the probable reason for the severe pain attacks that I was getting for several months.
However even after my gall bladder was removed the pain attacks continued, and an endoscopy was done when they found i had a active h pylori bacterial infection, lax hiatus and a shortened deodenum. I couldnt eat anything except bland rice and dal or toast. Anything else would give me severe cramps in the upper stomach, a bloated feeling and sensation of nausea. Now I am much better and I eat normal food, except for non vegetarian and alcohol. i was told not to touch alcohol and red meat for the rest of my life. Please advise.
Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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Hi Monica

Usually after gall bladder removal it is advised to avoid, fried, fatty, and fermented meals

Now that you have been diagnosed of gastritis and hiatus hernia I would suggest :

1] Avoid spicy, fermented meals
2] Do not have heavy meals
3] Avoid smoking and alcohol
4] Wear loose clothes
5] Do not stoop
6] Do not lift heavy weights
7] Raise the head end of your bed
8] If Obese lose weight
9] If under stress - Manage stress levels by meditation and exercise

Hope this helps
Do write back in case of concern
Wishing you a healthy life ahead
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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