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A 24-year-old male asked:

Im a 24 year old healthy male, but i am about to have gallbladder surgery, my first ever surgery, what's my chances of surviving and being ok? imscared

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Dr. James Rifenbery
General Surgery 41 years experience
Modern Surgery is very safe.: Modern Surgery is very safe. Every breath and heart beat is carefully monitored. I is actually safer then sleeping alone at home. I is helpful to realize that if is much more dangerous to get in your car and go for a drive. You don't even think about that, and you probably do it every day. It is normal to have fear over something new, but you will almost certainly be fine.

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Last updated Mar 15, 2016

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