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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Likely no affect: Gallbladder surgery would have no affect on a person's cholesterol or triglyceride levels. If you were able to eat more fatty foods or gain weight aft ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
No: High fat, high cholesterol diet can lead to gallstones and gallbladder problems, but removing the gallbladder will not elevate the fat levels.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
Get healthier: The most likely common link among all these factors is being overweight and (probably) underactive physically. The gallstone is not likely a direct ca ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Right rib cage pain: Could be a retained stone especially if the gallbladder was removed laproscopically or biliary dyskinesia. may also be scarring or what is know as Po ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Alcohol +fatty liver: This is a complicated question and can best be answered by your personal physician who knows you better. We cannot recommend medications thru this con ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
See below: A normal gallbladder is about 3 to 4 inches long and about 1.5 to 2 inches wide. Normal capacity is up to 100 cc of bile so it is very light in weight ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Park
Dr. Anne Park answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
GB sludge: The higher the fat content, the more sludge...thickened bile acids you’ll have. Not quite gallstones yet but on their way to form stones. Look at the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
In most people: It is on the right side.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Depend what symptoms you are experiencing. If you feel great then be sure to eT correct avoid fatty greasy foods etc. if you have discomfort go see yo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Normal: A contracted gallbladder without gallstones is a normal finding after eating ; needs no treatment or "cure." if you also have gallstones the ... Read More

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