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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Usually stones.: The gallbladder is most commonly removed because of gallstones, but it may also be removed if the gallbladder is inflamed or infected. Gallbladder rem ... Read More
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Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
When it is diseased: When it is diseased or not functioning properly.N you will have pain in your rt. Upper abdomin.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: App. 80% of people with gallstones never develop symptoms and need not have their gallbladder removed. However, once attacks begin, the only way to p ... Read More
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Dr. Keith Monson
22 years experience General Surgery
Probably: If the true source of your symptoms is the gallbladder, surgery is probably inevitable. You could try to avoid fatty and greasy foods to reduce your ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Murray
32 years experience General Surgery
Usually: Depends on what you mean by gallbladder disease. But if you have stones or chronic inflammation and biliary dyskensia the best course is to have it re ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Requires surveillanc: Any soft tissue mass which is growing can be due to cancer. A biopsy of such a mass is required before we can find out the nature of this mass. I woul ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Not necessarily: If your gallstones are asymptomatic they can be watched safely. If you develop pain seek treatment sooner than later. If you are diabetic talk with yo ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Probably not: If you don't have an acute infection in the gall bladder, you do not need it removed urgently. Even if it is just stones without significant symptoms, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Those results: are normal, maybe your pain is not related to the gallbladder.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
17 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Multiple reasons: There are many reasons for gallbladder removal including inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis) , biliary colic, gallbladder cancer, and panc ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Removal Gall Bladder: I dont know why you want your gall bladder removed because you are sixty.There are certain medical indication for removal of gall bladder.You have to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Asleep: One would be asleep under anesthesia & feel nothing during gallbladder surgery. Laparoscopic surgery is the most common way gallbladder surgery is per ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Block
34 years experience Trauma Surgery
Usually minor things: Usual postoperative pain at the incisions may be experienced. Some people may feel worn out from the general anesthesia, have low appetite for a few d ... Read More
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