A 41-year-old member asked:
Going in for first time surgery. any advice on gallbladder removal?
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General Surgery 39 years experience
Talk to your...: Surgeon. Review your concerns. Generally a short outpatient surgical procedure with 1-4 small incisions. Usually mild discomfort for a few days. No heavy exercise for a few weeks after surgery. Can eat soon after surgery starting with small light foods. Generally a very safe surgery.
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Last updated Feb 22, 2013
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