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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Low Fat Diet: A normal healthy diet, low on fat may help decrease some symptoms of colic if he/she is having cramping after meals. However there is no way to de ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Just because you have pain and a gallstone, doesn't mean that the gallstone is necessarily causing your symptoms. This is why patients are told befor ... Read More
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Postop, not GB pain: Cholecystectomy is surgery, whether laparoscopic (belly button) or open (traditional). There will likely be post op pain (usually less and for a shor ... Read More
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Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
Yes: One of the risks of any surgery is chronic pain, but this is not the rule, but the exception. The vast majority of patients get relief from their sym ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Yes : Unlikely to hurt or help, but sounds healthy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Same-day surgery: Most people can go home the same day after their gallbladder surgery; once in a while, people may stay a day or two, especially if the operation is p ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Rare: More likely with duodenal / gastric ulcer disease
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Patients with Gilbert may not have higher incidence of gall stones. Visit this site for a technical article on this subject: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Cholecystectomy: Having your gallbladder removed can possibly decrease the incidence, but you can still develop gallstones in the bile ducts. Medication and diet adjus ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Fat mobilization: Rapid weight loss occurs from fat mobilization, including cholesterol and cholestrol is a content of some gall stones. You should aim of about one pou ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Meds for cirrhosis: Not much to offer, other than liver transplantation. These classes of medications help somewhat - diuretics, some beta blockers and lactulose. Tips ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux: It's true that the discomfort of reflux occurs in the esophageal area(chest) especially in the reclining position. In my experience gastric ulcers oft ... Read More
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