A 36-year-old female asked:
Had cholecystectomy in aug13 now foul wind and hard upper rhs as if something is stuck bile?scared of liver or duodenum cancer?plz help
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Specializes in General Surgery
Not to worry: Most likely the symptoms are related to a change in digestion. The hard area is probably scar tissue and should soften up with time. The likelihood of the liver or duodenal cancer is extremely low in someone 36 years old. A CT scan will put all of those fears to bed.
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Last updated May 28, 2014
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