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Nerve damage after gallbladder surgery

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Although outside my neurology specialty, have had many of my patients undergo laparoscopic approach, and agree it is far safer with less morbidity tha... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 53 years experience
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
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.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 16 years experience
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
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
If you had Laparoscopic surgery it is extremely unusual. If you had 'open' (incision) then there is a possibility of incisional pain. You need a bette... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Post cholecystectomy pain may be refractory and following your doc recommendations would be best as multiple therapeutic modalities may be needed in o... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
General Surgery 57 years experience
Not long: Uncomplicated gall bladder removal takes an hr or less.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 18 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
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
Colon and Rectal Surgery 19 years experience
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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