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A 47-year-old female asked:

What can i expect 3 months after gallbladder removal?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Good: Most pain should be gone, appetite better. May still have some different bowel habits. May exercize, get weight in order.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Overall better: Some have diarrhea, which typically resolves. Pain should resolve. May ;#40;likely;#41; get internal scars ;#40;adhesions;#41; which usually cause no problems, but might cause pain. Rarely recurrent stones. Most people feel much better.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What to expect for gallbladder removal?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Surgery these days: Is laparoscopic, so you should have little pain. You should take off from work for a few days, depending on how physical your work is, up to a week. You might get some intermittent food related pain for few weeks, up to two months. But after that you should be near 100% normal. More importantly, you will get no further gallstone attacks.

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