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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
30 years experience General Surgery
Some pain: Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, or gallbladder removal, should result in abdominal pain perhaps for 3-5 days after surgery. Pain pills help here. Some ... Read More

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Normal diet: Most people can resume a normal diet after having their gallbladder removed. A small subset of people will develop diarrhea after fried/fatty foods.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Once your doctor : Gives the ok, and normal healthy diet high in fiber, hi in fluids, avoiding greasy fried foods and processed foods and low in fats is generally a good ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
26 years experience Trauma Surgery
Right Upper Abd Pain: Commonly you can have right upper abdominal fullness and pain with nausea after gallbladder surgery. This should improve everyday. Another common pro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Not at first: With many abdominal operations, your appetite can fluctuate during the first week or two. It is likely to return to normal as you get to resume normal ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Few: Of course, the first few days you'll have some soreness, perhaps some fatigue. A fraction of patients will have stool urgency for a limited time after ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Usually, good..: Since 1990 I have performed over 4000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies, as well as another 100+ open cholecystectomies. The vast majority of our patient ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Not physiologic: You shouldn't have weight loss. You may have weight gain if you are enjoying fatty foods that were bothering you prior to your surgery. Just enjoy a ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Next day: If the surgery went without complications and person does not have significant discomfort and he needs to fly, there are no contraindications. If you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: I assume you had laparoscopic surgery, as an open surgery has a larger incision ; longer healing phase. Pains that come ; go are normal after any surg ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Early after: Surgery it is common to have some degree of nausea & lack of appetite. Anesthetics & pain medications can cause nausea. Stop the pain medication, drin ... Read More

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