A patient can live without a gallbladder, but he might need to avoid certain foods after gallbladder removal surgery, according to Everyday Health. The liver makes enough bile for normal digestive functions to continue w... More »

After gallbladder surgery, the bile produced by the liver is no longer stored in the body but drains directly into the small intestine, causing loose stools. Living without a gallbladder does not cause major disadvantage... More »

After the gallbladder is removed, the liver continues to make the same amount of bile as always, but since the gallbladder is no longer there to collect and store the bile, it continuously drains into the digestive syste... More »

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Individuals who have recently undergone gallbladder surgery may have trouble digesting solid food right away, and liquids, broths and gelatin may be easier to digest, according to Everyday Health. Solid foods can be rein... More »

No particular food appears to trigger gallbladder problems as of Feb. 2015, according to Everyday Health. However, obesity is a major contributor, which means eating a well-balanced diet and keeping weight in check can h... More »

Acceptable foods to have after gallbladder removal surgery include low-fat foods such as skim milk, bland foods and healthy fats, according to SF Gate. Cut down on high-fat foods, including creamed meats. After healing, ... More »