A 23-year-old member asked:
What can i expect after having my gallbladder operation?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 34 years experience
Pain relief!: Most people are back to their normal activities within 1-2 weeks after surgery. About 20% of people may have diarrhea initially, but this usually goes away on it's own. Most importantly, those annoying attacks that motivated you to have the surgery will go away.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
General Surgery 56 years experience
Good recovery: Generally low risk
early discharge from hospital
early return to work
there can be complications, so be sure you review risks, benefits, and alternatives.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 22, 2013
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