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Acid Reflux After Gallbladder Surgery
Taking PPI for acid reflux after gallbladder surgery but not feeling better. Could it be caused by an imbalance in the body and if so tests to find.
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
Depends on...: what is being treated, duration of treatment so far, dose response to medication, inciting factors (ongoing NSAID use, tobacco, alcohol), likelihood of excessive acid production (e.g. Gastrinoma), risk factors (e.g. Prior ulcers, family history), biopsy results (if endoscopy performed).Relative to timing, best take before breakfast for optimal benefit. If doc agrees could assess symptoms off drug. ...Read more
Does acid reflux increases with gallbladder surgery? I''ve never suffer from acid reflux before operation but soon after I had a sore burning throat.
I have hiatal hernia, acid reflux & gallbladder sludge. Can these all be fixed in one surgery? Is it advisable? Are these all for gastroenterologist?
Maybe: The surgeries to address these problems are different surgeries. Could they be done together - yes. Will they be done together - ask your surgeon. Gastroenterologists do no do surgery. ...Read more
Inflamed gallbladder. Hida scan shows 29%. No gallstones. Symptoms are not severe, minor back pain, nausea, elevated pancreas levels (301), acid reflux. Any other option besides surgery? If so, what?
I have a gall bladder stone of 10 mm bt without any symptom of pain and acid reflux .Should i go for surgery?
Not necessarily.: Many people have gall stones and will never have problems. I would suggest removal if it starts giving you problems/sxs. ...Read more
Bile reflux after gallbladder surgery, taking 4 packets of cholestyramine daily, not working well anymore, what is the next step in treatment?
Why did I started having reflux and heartburn suddenly after gallbladder surgery 5 weeks ago? Is this a common side effect after this type of surgery?
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more
The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more
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