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A 38-year-old female asked:

Had gallbladder surgery recently now having bad burning chest pain. is it caused by excess of acids or bile? taking lansoprazole and low fat diet.

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
Bariatrics 21 years experience
GERD: Acid reflux is a separate problem and unfortunately in many cases patients suffering from gallbladder disease suffer from GERD as well and symptoms may be more noticeable now because they might have been attributed to gallbladder problem previously. See your gastroenterologist or surgeon to discuss further . Thank you.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Acid reflux: is a separate problem and you need to see your doctor. Decrease alcohol and caffeine and no smoking, Also the pain comes with exertion it could be cardiac.
Last updated Jun 3, 2016

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