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What can I do to get rid of the hives after gallbladder surgery

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Get evaluated: If you are still sick after gallbladder surgery, then get in to see your surgeon, to evaluate you for a post operative problem. If you are free of pos... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Schneider
General Surgery 27 years experience
Rash: Some of the surgical "soaps" that are used to disinfect the skin before surgery can be irritating to the skin. If it is a contact dermatitis then ben... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Consider seeing a surgeon to determine if a scar revision is needed. Acupuncturists can also treat with needles or provide scar deactivation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Contact doctor: From your description is seems that you have a skin allergy to some component of the dressing applied to the wound. It would be prudent to contact you... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Why scar tissue?: Scar tissue by itself doesn't usually cause pain. Have you ruled-out other causes of the pain? Ulcers? Gastritis? Pancreatitis? A retained bile duct... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kramer
General Surgery 35 years experience
Use anti-reflux med: I would Use anti-reflux medication such as a histamine 2 blocker or proton pump inhibitor like Pepcid or Nexium (esomeprazole)
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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See a doc: While the problem may be related to prior surgery with scarring, it may have a different cause. This should be examined by your surgeon to determine t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Protein Shakes: come in a number of brands and flavors... mixed with low fat Ice Cream they will support your nutrition with low volume supplements! Just a thought ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Roberts
Neurology 36 years experience
No: Just let the doctors know that you may have some tendency towards apnea, so that they will watch for oxygen levels. After surgery, i would definitely... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
No.: Ruq pain after gallbladder removal is unlikely phantom pain, and more likely secondary to post-surgical changes, healing etc. Depending on lenght of t... Read More

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