Pain after having gallbladder surgery is usually treated by using over-the-counter medication, such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen, or by taking pain medication prescribed by a physician. Shoulder pain from gas left in the stom... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Because requirements vary highly by individual, there is no specific diet for post-gallbladder surgery, according to Mayo Clinic. However, in general, patients are advised to eat small, frequent meals low in fat with slo... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Dietary guidelines following gallbladder surgery depend on the individual, explains Mayo Clinic. However, many patients find that eating smaller, more frequent meals, avoiding high-fat foods and gradually increasing the ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets
similar articles

Gas pain after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery is best treated with time, rest and patience, as stated by the National Institutes of Health. After surgery, the belly still contains gas that has to work its way out. Most... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Experiencing nausea after getting gallbladder surgery is a symptom that should be expected, although these symptoms should disappear within a week or two; however, nausea can be treated with prescription medications like... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

After a stomach hernia surgery, patients should take pain medication according to their doctor's instructions, consume only liquids initially and care for their wounds, states Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regent... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery normally lasts just two hours or less, according to WebMD. The more invasive open gallbladder surgery also takes just one or two hours to complete, reports Mayo Clinic. Additional prep ti... More » Health Conditions & Diseases