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My daughter ha gallstones. I know the basics about the

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Hi, my daughter ha gallstones. I know the basics about the gallstone diet, but I'm looking for a more detailed plan for her.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Nexium is the only medication she got. She is in the list for surgery
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Nexium, no allergies
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No, there is nothing else
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.

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Eat smaller, more frequent meals to ensure a better mix with available bile. Take small amounts of lean protein, such as poultry, fish and nonfat dairy, at every meal, along with vegetables, fruit and whole grains.
Avoid high-fat foods, fried and greasy foods, and fatty sauces and gravies. Opt for nonfat or low-fat foods. Read labels and look for foods with 3 grams of fat or less a serving.
Slowly increase the fiber in your diet over a period of weeks. This can help normalize bowel movements by reducing incidents of diarrhea or constipation. However, it can also make gas and cramping worse.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Can she eat nuts, like cashew, almond?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.

Yes she can

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.

welcome