How is biliary colic prevented?

Updated: Jan 18, 2017
  • Author: Peter A D Steel, MBBS, MA; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Some literature supports dietary modification of decreased fat intake to decrease occurrence of biliary colic. Advise patients with biliary colic to refrain from eating fatty or spicy foods. They should contact their physician for persistent recurrence of pain or fever.


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