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what warning sign should i look out for after gallbladder surgery

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Severe pain: If something went wrong during the procedure your surgeon would have alerted you. If you think something has started going wrong since you got home l ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Redness: The question is whether this circle is a rash,irritation or skin/wound infection. The latter would have associated warmth,spreading redness,possible p ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Extremely safe: When done in an open procedure one must identify and divide the cystic artery and not mistake the hepatic artery for the former. The cystic duct is t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not long: Uncomplicated gall bladder removal takes an hr or less.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Usuakky: It is performed by laparoscopic surgery through either one or 4 smalll incisions under general anesthsia where one would be asleep.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Can try diet: If symptomatic healthy foods for your gallbladder, as well as the rest of your body:fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains (whole-wheat bread, brow ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Re-evaluate: If you are still having 'problems' after gallbladder surgery, you need evaluated for other conditions that could cause similar problems - such as ulce ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Not that bad,: Probably go home same day now that laparoscopy used.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Symptoms: See your doctor for an examination. Do you have upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, pains after eating, abdominal bloating and gas? Do you have ga ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Trial and error diet: While many patients have no GI symptoms after cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal), some patients may note changes in bowel habits with more frequent ... Read More

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