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how long does it take to heal after gallbladder surgery

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Dr. Ralph Layman
20 years experience Transplant Surgery
Depends: It depends on what type of surgery was done and how bad your gallbladder disease was. And it also depends on you. For gallbladder removed laparoscop ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Immediately: Surgeon would make sure bleeding stopped before closing your abdomen.
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Immediately: Surgeon will control the bleeding during surgery. In unlikely event of rebleed the patient will require another surgery. Go for 2 nd opinion if you ha ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Not long: Uncomplicated gall bladder removal takes an hr or less.
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Procedure/recovery: For a healthy patient with uncomplicated biliary disease, the laprascopic procedure can take 30 to 90 minutes, home the same day, 4 to 6 hours in the ... Read More
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Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: This simply means a collection of blood. This is cause by bleeding into a space an the blood cannot get out. The body usually absorbs this blood over ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends on...: what is being treated, duration of treatment so far, dose response to medication, inciting factors (ongoing NSAID use, tobacco, alcohol), likelihood o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Unknown: Although we do the same operation on everyone for gallbladder disease, everyone reacts to it differently. Some of my patients are back to normal w ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Follow the advise of your surgeon.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
7-10 days: In general, i advise my patients to take 7-10 days before returning to work. Most people can control their pain without narcotic medication after 1-2 ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
YourSurgeonKnowsBest: Since we don't know the method of closure under the band-aids, it's hard to give meaningful advice. Put a call into your doctor's office, check their ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Depends , where: In USA for elective surgery pre OP anesthesia evaluation for surgery is done same day to up to a wk before surgery as lab data is available , Pre ... Read More

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