Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Gallbladder stents

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Keep seeing your MDs: Sounds like your surgeon, gastroenterologist and primary care physician are on top of this. It does seem like the stent may have migrated or clogged a ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Yes: A stent in your aorta poses no problem to subsequent laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Get it removed: It is not unusual to have a stent placed prior to gallbladder removal if there is a stone in the duct. Usually this stent is removed a few weeks later ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Should resolve: I'm sorry you had a post op bile leak - that's a known risk of about .3-.5 percent. The bile is caustic, and can certainly be irritating. After the st ... Read More
25
25 thanks
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is possible to feel discomfort with a stent. Follow up with g.I doctor regarding stent removal.
1
1 thank
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Problems: concern is narrow duct with stricture and abscess in area Stay in close touch with surgeon and GI persons.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: I do not know why you had a biliary stent placed, but it is usually for some type of bile duct blockage. Upper abdominal discomfort and yellow jaundic ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Let your MD know: immediately . You have to call your surgeon , your chest pain may be related to your current problem , speak to the surgeon for instructions or go to ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
Unlimited visits
$10/month