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Blocked bile duct symptoms after gallbladder removal

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
General Surgery 24 years experience
Rare but can happen: It is not unheard of to have bile duct stones after removal of the gallbladder. Usually it occurs within two year of the operation, but can occur lat... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Yes you should: it depend on the circumstances around the inflammation and what symptoms you have.i will be concerned and I will check with my GI for proper evaluatio... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
Pediatric Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Stent?: Usually to treat a stricture they may place a stent to keep it open. An ERCP alone is just diagnostic.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
The stone passed: If you are otherwise recovering well from gallbladder removal surgery, you can rest assured the inflammation was part of the disease process and nothi... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Pain: You should get it checked out. Sometime there is stone which could be retained in cbd to cause dilation and pain.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Not required : Even after removal of gall bladder bile salt metabolism will be same most bile salts are absorbed by gut and recirculated..
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 40 years experience
Yes but will resolve: After gallbladder surgery, some people have ongoing abdominal symptoms, such as pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea (postcholecystectomy syndrome). Fol... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Training: You do not need them. Naturopaths are trained differently and so are thought the you do, though there is no scientific evidence to back that. The gall... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Gall bladder issues : Your condition sounds interesting. More clarification is needed. What do you mean by having a bile leak? Do you have a change in smell and taste all t... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Straightforward: Don't worry. While any procedure can have complications, this one is low risk (not zero...). I would be more worried about the reason the stent is the... Read More