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After Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
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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
At least 3-4 weeks: Laparoscopic surgery leave few very small incisions that do not need too much time to heal the larger one is the one is used to remove the gallbladder might require inside suturing if the is the case 3-4 weeks all what it take to heal completely after that you have no physical restriction it is always better to check with your surgeon since some might have different personal preferences. ...Read more
Depends on surgeon: I tell my patients that I don't want them increasing the intra-abdominal pressure significantly for 6 wks postop to reduce the risk of getting a hernia at an incision. Push ups and sit ups do that, as does running and lifting more than 20 lbs. Some patients listen, some don't. It's a personal choice. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic gallbladder surgery done on march 26 today is april 5 i still have a drainage tube in and it still fills to 30 cc of blood a day y?
Can't tell without: Knowing more details about your surgery. What does your surgeon say? 30 cc of blood is not a lot, so don't worry about bleeding excessively. ...Read more
Just had laparoscopic gallbladder surgery,currently work as nurse aide at a local hospital,my job involves moving & lifting patients when can I return?
One good thing: about laparoscopic GB removal , besides less pain rely ambulation and return to work. Traditional surgery with large scar takes takes 6 wks to go back to regular work but you can in half the time or even less if you feel like going back to work ...Read more
Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery on 5/2/16.Still experiencing pain in R. side,R.back under shoulder blade,lower R.abdomen too. What would cause this?
Be checked soon...: What you have experienced in pain would have no easy way out, but a systemic approach would help as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Besides, peruse and understand other related articles in What to Do at Feeling Sick? and those in Basics of Self-Care; that will help. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic gallbladder surgery in May I have not had my menstrual cycle since april could it be delayed from surgery?
I have had a laparoscopic gallbladder surgery 25 days ago? I sometimes have a very sharp pain in my stomach 4-5 hours after breakfast. Is it normal?
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