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what is the danger of shrunken gallbladder

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Yes and no: You didn't mention why you were told that your gallbladder needed to be removed and that makes a big difference. No symptoms, usually no surgery. Abdo ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If you are : Not on any anticoagulants and your heart function is adequate, you should have no additional risks other than the risk for an ordinary person. Ask yo ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Sort of. : The gallbladder's function is to store bile made by the liver and eject it into the intestinal tract to help your body absorb fat. If the gallbladder ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not if you don't: Have any other medical condition that might affect your anesthetic risk. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is not a dangerous operation. If your doctor r ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Gallbladder: Cholecystectomy is typically very well tolerated without complications. Rare complications can include bile duct injury or liver injury. May have some ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: A porcelain gallbladder is the calcification of the gallbladder. The exact cause is not clear. It is a variant of chronic cholecystitis. Inflammation ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Very common.: Stones in gallbladder are very common. They may or may not cause pain or discomfort. If they are very symptomatic they may be removed. Sometimes they ... Read More
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Anything below 90 is bad. She may need oxygen for a while.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Staples and stitches: No symptoms, no surgery. Symptomatic gb disease: surgery to prevent complications, e.g. Infection, pancreatitis. As with any surgical procedure, inter ... Read More
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