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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Feeling better: The main reason for cholecystectomy is acute cholecystitis. When stones pass they produce pain and with an impacted stone in the bottom of the gallbl ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
14 years experience Bariatrics
It depends: on your symptoms and findings on imaging. If you are having right upper quadrant abdominal pain after meals that seems to get better when you avoid sp ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
GOOD AND NOT TOO BAD: Depend if you were having gallbladder problem it feel like heaven because it is the end on a long suffering most people will eliminate pain they did ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
GALL BLADDER SURGERY: You need to have gall bladder removed are following 1 gall stones and its complications 2 acute cholecystitis 3cancer of gall bladder 4 trauma to ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If you are doing well a month or so ( colonoscopy). Colon scope.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
See GI Doctor: Postcholecystectomy syndrome is the persistence or return of RUQ abd pain following gallbladder removal. This is due to non-biliary causes (irritable ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
25 years experience General Surgery
GB pain?: When does the pain occur? Immediately or about an hour after eating greasy food? Did the pain start recently or was it present short after your oper ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Deitrick
45 years experience General Surgery
You may at some time: No, removing the gall bladder does not cause appendicitis. Conversely, having the gall bladder removed, does not prevent appendicitis. The cause of ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Reflux: You symptoms are suggestive of gastric reflux. If you are overweight, it would be useful to reduce weight. It may be prudent to see a gastroenterologi ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Biliary disease: Gallbladder removal for a diseased gallbladder will lower your risk for serious gallstone related complications, like acute cholecystitis, gallstone p ... Read More
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