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can you exercise if you have gallstones

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
No: The presence of gall stones is not related to constipation.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. Room for a response i ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Pain: Gallbladder pain from gallstones is usually in the abdomen right under the lower tip of the breast bone and/ or under the right rib cage. It can radia ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Gallstones: Gallstones are made of various crystal that grow into stones in the gallbladder. They can be from bile (bilirubin) or cholesterol origin. They grow in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Only: God made food and leave out the sugary "junk".
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Painless gallstones?: Stones in the gallbladder (gb) seldom cause symptoms unless they migrate into the neck of the gb (& block exit of bile) or into the common bile duct. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Yes: You be limited in what you can do, but you cn do some light exercise.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Ultrasound: The most commonly used method to detect gallstones is with an abdominal ultrasound. The indication for testing are symptoms such as post-eating abdom ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Beneficial.: Exercise is mainly beneficial in osteoporosis patients because strong legs are likely to prevent falls. There is only a slight benefit to preserving ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
40 years experience Cardiology
With MDs supervision: Exercise is an essential part of maintaining everyone's health. For those with a heart condiition, exercise must be modified by a physician's quidelin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You will have more stones if you don't.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Thirst, hunger...: Frequent urination, undue fatigue if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars at home with home glucose monitors, befor ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Pericarditis: Technically speaking, yes. In other words, no physical activity will make it worse. On a practical level, however, the discomfort or pain associated w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Infection: Active infection causes fever and elevated white blood cell count. But if you have gall stones and pain, you probably some element of infection smolde ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You may exercise with a pilonidal cyst as long as you keep the cyst covered with a bandage and you do not have fever, chills or excessive drainage.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Kidney stones: Very little other than start drinking fluids and calling your doctor.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Gastritis: yes you can eat avocados. Their is very little you can put in your stomach that is more acidic that the Hydrochloric acid that the stomach itself pro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Moderation: Assuming that you mean alcoholic beverages, these have special risks in people with diabetes. It has been generally recommended to drink no more than ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
21 years experience Family Medicine
Not always: Gallstones that are not causing symptoms and were just incidentally noted don't need any kind of intervention emergently. However, if there is nausea, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O H PYLORI: H PYLORI IS THE ULCER CAUSING BACTERIA. Normally if GERD SX & ABD PAIN HAVE BEEN PRESENT 8-12wks. It is checked in blood work /stool & breath ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fly: Every day people are on aircraft as passengers who have atherosclerosis. If you have stable arteriosclerosis which is not causing symptoms or evidence ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koslow
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Walk through pain: The pain is not damaging any tissue. You just grin and bear it and walk through the pain. Till you cannot stand it then stand there till you can star ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Symptoms from stones: Stones in the gallbladder are usually symptomless (often diagnosed by chance by imaging or other evaluation) unless they migrate into the neck of the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Eat sensibly: You'd get the idea from reading "pop" articles online that diet is the way to manage most disease. It is not. Hyperthyroidism is serious -- and used t ... Read More
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