back pain after gallbladder surgery

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Dr. Norman Bein answered:

What causes back pain after gallbladder surgery?

Several things

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most common cause for back pain after gb surgery is transporting you from the OR table when you are only semi-awake...less common cause is a retained stone in your common duct which could be accompanied by jaundice
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What can be done for back pain after gallbladder surgery?

Walk

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and move around. Use heat on the back. Do not sit or lay around too much as muscle tightness & spasms will set in.
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I had an open gallbladder removal surgery a week ago and still have back pain I am a dental assistant. When is it safe to return to work. ?

Still too early

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Your surgeon should really advise you. However, with open abdominal surgery we generally advise at least 6 weeks avoidance of significant use of the abdominal muscles so that they can heal well. As a dental assistant you undoubtedly have to stand and bend over for significant time periods - not great right now.
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After open gallbladder surgery,I've had really bad lower right side back pain and spasms. I mostly slept sitting up after. Can that be the cause?

Hard to tell

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Although, surgery predisposes you to back issues due to some forced position during it, it's hard to tell whether your back spasms are a result of your recent surgery or another problem. Make sure to check with your surgeon to rule out any potential complications of the surgery and if so, treat the spasms symptomatically - stretching, heat, massage, topical rubs etc.
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Dr. Michael Moffa answered:

Larascopic gallbladder surgery 4wks ago. Sharp pain started after 2-3wks, when taking deep breath under ribs right side & back. Pain takes breath away?

Need to see surgeon

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That may just be post op pain but you need to be evaluated for a possible bile duct leak.
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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?

Surgery not

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Is it normal to have back pain after gall bladder surgery?

For a few days

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You can feel your gallbladder area in your back, and the trauma of having it removed can give you pain in your right back, or between your shoulder blades. Pain elsewhere is unlikely to be related to gallbladder surgery, unless you were in a funny position when you went to sleep for surgery, and it put pressure on a part of your back. You definitely need to see your surgeon and check it out. Go
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Dr. Allen Kamrava answered:

What could cause reaccuring severe diarrhea back pain on the right side under my shoulder bone? Just had gall bladder surgery 8 weeks ago.

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There are a few things that can cause this. You should speak with your surgeon.
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Dr. Otto J. Placik answered:

I concerned about my back pain on both sides below my ribs,constant pain,no gallbladder,kidneys fine, Its painful to touch a lot of my body,wats this?

Could be many things

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It is too vague to suggest any specific diagnosis and could even be shingles. I thus persists or gets worse I would certainly contact your primary care physician for an examination and testing
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Dr. Otto J. Placik answered:

I have a hard mass at midriff, I was told years ago that it was scar tissue built up from my gallbladder surgery,,it is painful sometimes. Is there anything to help this ?

Make sure not hernia

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You should make sure this is not a hernia
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