Immediately following gall bladder removal, a patient typically starts with a clear liquid diet and steadily builds to solid foods, advises Everyday Health. Over the next several weeks, a patient can eat whatever is tole... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

While recovering after a gallbladder removal surgery, avoid swimming or soaking in a bathtub or hot tub unless approved by a doctor, and avoid strenuous activities, especially lifting heavy objects, instructs MedlinePlus... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

On average, gallbladder surgery, known as a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, lasts about 90 minutes, according to the University of California-San Diego Health System. This type of surgery uses four small incisions, a small... More »

After being discharged from the hospital, patients who have been treated for a bowel obstruction typically start with a clear liquid diet for several days and then gradually consume solid foods, according to MedlinePlus.... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

A liquid diet, including gelatin and broth, is a staple immediately following gallbladder removal surgery, states Everyday Health. Bland foods, such as toast, rice and bananas, are suggested next to help the patient tran... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Amounts & Limits

Patients preparing for a colonoscopy should eat a low-fiber diet starting three days before the procedure and stop solid foods the day before, according to Harvard Medical School. The patient follows a clear-liquid diet ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

A detoxification fasting diet is a restrictive, short-term diet that involves drastically reducing or eliminating the intake of solid foods for several days at a time. In some detoxification diets, the participant consum... More » Health Nutrition & Diets