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Pain killers for gallstones?

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I have just been told I might have gallstones, I'm waiting to get an ultrasound test, I have been given some pain killers, but these seem not to work, the pain is not that bad but comes on at nigh so I can't sleep, it lasts around 6 hours, it's a dull pain at the base of my right ribs, I have had the pain in the same place but on my back, last time I had the pain was 2 days ago but this time was a feeling of blocked wind in the same place instead of the bull ache, I only seem to get the pain once every 2 weeks, I have been given Buscopan hyoscine butylbromide 10mg, told to take 1-2 when needed, only got them this week but they didn't do anything for the blocked air feeling, not tried them on the dull ache pain yet.

I guess what I'm asking is do I need different meds or is what I'm on OK,or would some kind of meds to remove blocked air be best for the blocked air type feeling? I could live with the pain if it was in the daytime but nightime it really is a pain so to speak LOL.
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Improved diet (Avoidance of high fatty foods and grease), Physical exercise, weight loss provide the best results ‎in ‎‎‎individuals with low functioning gall bladder. Medicines to improve digestion and cleanse the gall bladder ‎can also ‎‎‎be prescribed to help in improvement of symptoms. ‎

Here are some diet measures, that a individual with gall bladder related symptoms can follow to reduce as well as prevent future symptoms.

Your diet should include: Lean meat, skinned fish and chicken ; Eggs ; Skimmed milk ; Low fat cheese, ‎‎yogurts and ‎spreads ; Soups ; Salads ; Grilled fish and chicken; Legumes

A high fibre diet is also recommended. Include at least 3-4 servings of vegetables a day and 2-4 ‎servings of fruit ‎each day. Fruits like - Dried fruits (dates, apricots, prunes, raisins); raspberries, ‎blackberries, ‎strawberries, blueberries, ‎and oranges can help reduce the symptoms.‎

Foods that need to be avoided: include Fried foods ; Spicy food ; Whole grain breads ; Cereals, seeds ‎‎and nuts ; ‎Baked beans ; Broccoli ; Cabbage ; Brussel sprouts; Cauliflower ; Peanuts ; and Pastries.

You may consult your doctor or a dietician, who can help to provide additional information regarding diet, specifically to your requirements, and also prescribe more helpful medications.





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