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lower back pain after gallbladder surgery

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
See specialist: The correlation may not be causation of the back pain. Please see a back specialist to have your back evaluated for a reversible cause of the pain.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It would be a good-: -idea to call your surgeon, a hematoma or infection can cause pain & radiation to your back.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Odell
9 years experience Pain Management
Rarely: I am a pain management physician in las vegas as well as an anestheisologist who takes care of surgical gallbladder patients. I am not aware of any r ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donny Peterson
18 years experience General Surgery
See a Surgeon: Sludge, "extremely large gallbladder", and back pain could be something as serious as pancreatitis or a significantly inflamed gallbladder. Physician ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Bein
50 years experience General Surgery
Several things: Most common cause for back pain after gb surgery is transporting you from the or table when you are only semi-awake...Less common cause is a retained ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cislowski
47 years experience Cardiology
Irritation of the di: The call bladder is connected to the liver. Just above it is the diaphragm. The procedure to remove the gall bladder can irritate the diaphragm and th ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Could be serious: If you had recent surgery. Without further details, impossible to tell anything further. See a doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Urinary ?: You seem to have a urinary system problem. Did the start after ou hyster ? Is so there could be some entrapment or damage to the ureters. Also could b ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Pbp: Posture posture posture. Need to work on strengthening the lower back muscle. See pt to help with a good program.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Common problems: Back pain is common after abdominal surgery due to position on the operating table. Problems with bowel movements are also common, due to pain meds a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Spine: Anomaly at lumbar spine- disc/ arthritis can be responsible.Colonic problem also.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Very difficult: Intra abdominal scar tissue is a very difficult thing to prevent following any surgical procedure. Many attempts at irrigating, washing and even bathi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Position during oper: While the patient is on the operating table during the surgery and under anesthesia the back can be in an awkward position and the patient comes out o ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Unless you have a history of prior pancreatitis, it would not likely occur now (4 weeks after surgery). You may have gastritis from narcotic pain medi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon : You need to see your surgeon to discuss with him any symptoms and signs that occurred after surgery.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Dr. Jay Singh answered
30 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Likely Muscular: The contraction of back and abdominal muscles during the process of vomiting can create significant muscular inflammation and can usually be managed w ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
How long?: I suspect it was done by laporoscopy. Pain should not be present after several weeks. If that long, then see your surgeon or gastroenterologist!
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A male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not related : Back pain probably unrelated to gall bladder surgery. Consider ultrasound of upper abdomen to rule out collection of fluid around the surgery area. Al ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Pelvic imbalance: That followed weakening of the core muscles following abdominal surgery. See a good physical therapist.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Unfortunately, yes. I am a sad witness to that even in my own family.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
In few day,gas pain: Are common after laparoscopic procedures because carbon dioxide is injected into the abdomen to improve the surgeon's view. To help treat that.Positi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Not normal : Many things can cause your symptoms (adhesions, colon issues, anal issues, endometriosis, etc) but clearly, it is not normal to have "severe" pain wi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Muscle spasm?: I have seen several people over the years also describing this associated with a "lump" that goes down with self massage. Sounds like a hernia, but pr ... Read More
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