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52, perimenopause, gyn laproscopy identified dense adhesions between gallbladder and abdomen wall. Do I have to remove gallbladder? Occas. rib pain.

52, perimenopause, gyn laproscopy identified dense adhesions between gallbladder and abdomen wall. Do I have to remove gallbladder? Occas. rib pain.

Need to investigate: I would consider having your gallbladder evaluated with a good history by a physician and consider an ultrasound and HIDA Scan with ejection fraction, if you have a history suggestive if gallbladder disease. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions is a condition in which two or more organs or organ surfaces are stuck together. Adhesions are common after surgery or infection, in which the healing response causes scar tissue to connect organs that normally should slide around freely. Adhesions can cause symptoms such as abdominal ...Read more


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Hadsurgery about a week ago.I had a hernia removed from my umbilical cord, cyst removed from my ovary,adhesions,gallbladder n appendix when is sex ok?

Hadsurgery about a week ago.I had a hernia removed from my umbilical cord, cyst removed from my ovary,adhesions,gallbladder n appendix when is sex ok?

Hard to say: This is an answer best given by the surgeon who worked on you.We do not have the detailed records to review or any idea if there were complicating factors. Just call the office tomorrow and ask the staff to clarify any restrictions you should follow. ...Read more

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Could i get gallbladder adhesions from legionella?

Could i get gallbladder adhesions from legionella?

Doubtful: Legionella doesn't cause gallbladder problems to my knowledge. It usually affects the lungs. ...Read more

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Could someone get gallbladder adhesions from legionella?

Could someone get gallbladder adhesions from legionella?

Never heard of that: I suppose that anything is possible, but I have never heard of Legionella infection being the cause of gallbladder adhesions. Inflammatory disease involving the gallbladder is more likely to be due to prior episodes of cholecystitis. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have adhesion develop 1 week after gallbladder removal. If so what is the next approach?

Not possible: If it is Laparoscopic procedure I doubt. Even with open procedure it is too early to have adhesions and too early to have symptoms, usually may take few months to couple of years, ...Read more

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I had a mastectomy/transflap reconstruction done 11 yrs. Ago. I have had removed appendix and gallbladder remover from adhesions. Now I have intestin?

I had a mastectomy/transflap reconstruction done 11 yrs. Ago. I have had removed  appendix and gallbladder remover from adhesions. Now I have intestin?

Please Clarify: It certainly sounds like you have had more than your share of medical problems. Unfortunately, the end of your question may have been cut-off: can you please re-submit? ...Read more

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Will a person loose wt easier after cholecystectomy? If gallbladder removed -- surgeon said covered with adhesions. Cause?

Will a person loose wt easier after cholecystectomy? If gallbladder removed -- surgeon said covered with adhesions. Cause?

Unfortunately not...: A common wive's tale is that one gains weight after gb surgery. In fact, gb removal doesn't directly affect weight; but, if one has been avoiding fatty foods prior to surgery and they can now tolerate these foods after surgery, some people do gain weight. As far as those adhesions, that reflects many prior attacks--the gb gets "sticky" when inflamed; neighboring structures can adhere to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Gallbladder (Definition)

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


Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more