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nerve damage after gallbladder surgery

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Are you sure?: Laparoscopy doesn't damage nerves during removal of the gall bladder. What makes you think that happened? I have done hundreds of these procedures and ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Air: This was probably due to trapped air after the surgery. Should be improving as time goes by. Check with your surgeon if not improving.
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Check with your doc: If this is newly developing, there sometimes may be fluid collection around the liver after the surgery. There are different things that can lead to t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Panic attack: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfo ... Read More
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.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
Women.: Gallstones are twice as likely to occur in women, especially those who are pregnant or of childbearing age. Overweight people, older adults, native am ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Careful: you have to be careful. you just had anesthesia. you are on narcotic pain medication. I will not recommend it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie Schochet
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
I would wait: In general, elective surgery should be avoided when your body is battling any infection. Your risk of complications will go up. Metronidazole which is ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes: There is pain after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, but it is quite manageable. While there is variability in pain perception and tolerance, the vas ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
22 years experience General Surgery
Depend on situation : Yes that is a bit more than normal but sometimes more clip is required to clip off extra vessel or aberrant duct or control bleeding. Ask your surgeon ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Gall bladder: This is not common. Talk to your surgeon please.

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