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After gall bladder removal can gall stones develop elsewhere in the body instead.eg the liver?

After gall bladder removal can gall stones develop elsewhere in the body instead.eg the liver?

Yes, in a small: Minority of cases, stones can form in the common duct, which connects the liver to duodenum. If you are having symptoms, you should see a doctor for full exam and tests. It could still be some other problem too. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Can having multiple abdominal surgeries cause colon thickening? Lap RNY, abdomnio, gall bladder removal, rt adrenalectomy? History of bleeding ulcers

Can having multiple abdominal surgeries cause colon thickening? Lap RNY, abdomnio, gall bladder removal, rt adrenalectomy?  History of bleeding ulcers

Probably not: The multiple operations shouldn't cause colon wall thickening. Even scar tissue, called adhesions, won't do this. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Gall bladder question. What drinks, juices prevent gall stones?

Gall bladder question. What drinks, juices prevent gall stones?

The evidence says...: There is no evidence that anything helps prevent gall stones. However, if you avoid being overweight, avoid drinks high in sugar and fat, and avoid type 2 diabetes, it will help you avoid gall stones. ...Read more

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I have gall stones. When I sleep on my side, I feel a physical discomfort and pain in my gall bladder region, is it expected?

I have gall stones.  When I sleep on my side, I feel a physical discomfort and pain in my gall bladder region, is it expected?

Not exactly: People can have gallstones without any symptoms. However, once you develop symptoms relating to gallstones such as pain right upper abdomen, pain with eating, etc. Then it may be time to evaluate for gallbladder surgery. See your surgeon. Some patient express that they feel like there is a knot or golf ball size pressure constantly present on that size. ...Read more

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I had gall stones a few years ago I was supposed to get my gall bladder removed when they were first discovered but never happened so I changed my diet and got rid of them but recently I'm getting the attacks again how do I manage the pain while waiting t

I had gall stones a few years ago I was supposed to get my gall bladder removed when they were first discovered but never happened so I changed my diet and got rid of them but recently I'm getting the attacks again how do I manage the pain while waiting t

Diet is key: Well, let's begin with you did not get rid of gallstones. Meals that have a high fat content will cause the gallbladder to contract, sometimes rather forcefully. That causes pain, especially if gall stone stuck in neck. Low fat diet may potentially reduce some pain. With continued pain you should see your Doctor.it may mean you have to have the gallbladder out sooner. ...Read more

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What is a gall bladder operation to remove gall stones like?

What is a gall bladder operation to remove gall stones like?

Laparoscopic: Usually an outpatient laparoscopic surgical procedure to remove the gallbladder through 1-4 small incisions, usually less than an hour surgery, usually not too much pain after surgery, eat light foods the first few days after surgery. ...Read more

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When I eat chicken, I get a pain in my gall bladder area. Is it gall stones?

See a doctor: Cannot guess about something like this. See a doctor for an exam & have an ultrasound evaluation of your gallbladder to be able to answer this question of yours. ...Read more

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Had adominal ultrasound and discovered gall stones. Have had no gall bladder pain. What should I do?

Had adominal ultrasound and discovered gall stones.  Have had no gall bladder pain.  What should I do?

Nothing: Gallstones are common. Removal of the gallbladder is only necessary if the stones are causing symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink a glass of wine if I have gall stones/gall bladder problems?

Is it okay to drink a glass of wine if I have gall stones/gall bladder problems?

Maybe: Obviously avoid alcohol if it causes any pain or discomfort. The Best treatment for gall stones is have a laparscopic cholecystectomy (removal of gall bladder) which in good medical centers is performed as a day surgery procedure. Red wine can increase gall bladder symptoms. Alcohol/wine can irritate a sensetive bladder, specially ic patients. Why consume it if results are unpleasant? ...Read more

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Can gall bladder disease with no pain or gall stones cause any complications?

Can gall bladder disease with no pain or gall stones cause any complications?

See below: I am not sure I understand your question. You have gallbladder "disease" without gallstones? Are you diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia (low function gallbaldder)? If there is no pain & no gallstones then there is very little likelihood of getting any problems or complications. ...Read more

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If I had my gall bladder out a year ago, is it possible to still produce and pass gall stones?

If I had my gall bladder out a year ago, is it possible to still produce and pass gall stones?

Unfortunately: Yes. In a small minority, stones can re-form in the common duct. Another even less likely possibility is that you had a small stone in the cystic duct or in the common duct at time of original surgery but was not recognized. If you currently have stone in the common duct, you need to have an endoscopic procedure called ERCP and sphincterotomy. Consult a GI specialist to see if you needit. ...Read more

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I suffered from acute pancreatitis 2 months ago caused by gall stones. My gall bladder was removed, now I suffer from frequent and urgent urination.?

I suffered from acute pancreatitis 2 months ago caused by gall stones. My gall bladder was removed, now I suffer from frequent and urgent urination.?

See your doctor now: Go to see your doc soon so to see if having UTI or poor bladder emptying at least. How to put all the related things for good follow-up together correctly? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html, http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html, & http://www.formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html. Thereby you gain insight & confidence on how to work with doc... ...Read more

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I had gall stones and my gall bladder was removed. I am concerned about my pale colored stools.please advice?

Blockage: Although your gallbladder was removed. You can get stones that block your bile duct. You should let your doctor know about the stools. Any other symptoms? ...Read more

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Code on record was 574.20, K80.20. Gall stones foci 6mm? Liver/ gall bladder normal. No pain. Does this mean cholestasis too? Why code it this way?

Code on record was 574.20, K80.20.  Gall stones foci 6mm? Liver/ gall bladder normal. No pain. Does this mean cholestasis too? Why code it this way?

I believe you've ...: I believe you've asked this almost exact question a few hours ago, and received a directed answer. Was there something else we can do for you regarding this matter? ...Read more

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Had ultrasound that indicated gall stone foci (6mm). Liver and gall bladder normal. No pain. Coded as cholestasis. Why not say minor gall stones?

Had ultrasound that indicated gall stone foci (6mm).  Liver and gall bladder normal. No pain.  Coded as cholestasis.  Why not say minor gall stones?

Coding error?: I agree. Sounds like the more appropriate ICD-10 code for your finding was K80.20 = Calculus of gallbladder w/o cholecystitis w/o obstruction. Perhaps your provider has however other data that supports a diagnosis of cholestasis (K71.0, K83.1). ...Read more

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Gall stones came after being pregnant, is that usual? Can the stones be removed with any mean, without removing the gall bladder?

Gall stones came after being pregnant, is that usual? Can the stones be removed with any mean, without removing the gall bladder?

NO: Most likely gall stones were found after pregnancy probably due to symptoms sonogram was done. Unlike kidney stones, which is a needed organ, entire gall bladder with stones will be removed as the diseased gb is the cause of stone formation., gb is not an essential needed organ ...Read more

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Severe right upper stomach pain, found out its gall stones. Seeing surgeon, heard people gain weight after removing gall bladder, true?

Severe right upper stomach pain, found out its gall stones. Seeing surgeon, heard people gain weight after removing gall bladder, true?

Cholecystectomy: Well, there are some publications in literature regarding weight gain after Gallbladder surgery but it seems 1/3 of people who need Cholecystectomy are obese to begin with, the studies showed that people who maintain a low fat diet and exercise don't gain weight in comparison to the people who did not.
Therefore, the main point here is to exercise regularly and maintain a good balanced diet. ...Read more

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Hv hep c, liver cirohsis, gall bladder stone, taking Coumadin (warfarin), bleeding through stools. Red colour... What could b the reason.?

Hv hep c, liver cirohsis, gall bladder stone, taking Coumadin (warfarin), bleeding through stools. Red colour... What could b the reason.?

Gi bleed: If you have chronic hcv infection, liver cirrhosis, and coumadin, (warfarin) you are at risk for GI bleed. Patients with liver cirrhosis likely have portal hypertension and low effective circulating platelets, which increased risks of bleeding. Coumadin (warfarin) will increase this risk. If you are bleeding suggest stop coumadin, (warfarin) go to the hospital for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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What to do after gall bladder removal? I'm 29

What to do after gall bladder removal? I'm 29

Usually nothing: Gallbladder is a vestigial storage organ for bile, so that enzymes can pour out in large amounts to help digest foods that animals would eat in large amounts infrequently. In humans, it does not serve a useful purpose because we eat smaller amounts more frequently than do wild animals. You can get transient painful episodes mimicking gallbladder colic after surgical removal, but it will resolve. ...Read more

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Infection in bellybutton after gall bladder removal?

See your surgeon: Wound infections after surgery need to be evaluated by the surgeon, may need open wound packing, and will likely need antibiotics to prevent worsening or spreading of the infection. ...Read more

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Constipation after gall bladder removal and what are the remedies?

Constipation after gall bladder removal and what are the remedies?

The more common ..: Problem after gall bladder removal is diarrhea as bile is constantly flowing now into the intestine. Often, if constipation occurs it is related to the effects of anesthesia, inactivity, and narcotic pain killers used post-operatively. The usual treatments--high fiber diet, lots of water, exercise--apply. A stool softener or laxative such a Miralax (polyethylene glycol) may be recommended. ...Read more

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Gallstone-like pain 2 years after gall bladder removal, what to do?

Best thing to do: Is to return to the surgeon who performed your gallbladder operation. It can be any number of post-cholecystectomy problems, such as retained stone, liver disease, pancreatitis, etc. If you cannot reach a surgeon, get to a GI specialist. ...Read more

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What to eat after gall bladder removal by scope?

What to eat after gall bladder removal by scope?

Should be able: To eat fairly normally, eventually. Early after surgery eat small, light, non-fat foods. As you heal & feel better over a few weeks or less you should be able to return to eating all normal foods. Fatty or greasy foods cause some people to feel bloating, gas or diarrhea after surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have symptoms after gall bladder removal?

Yes : Some patients do not feel complete resolution of abdominal discomforts with gallbladder surgery. Other possible causes of pain can be gastritis, stomach ulcer, bile duct spasm, kidney issue, etc. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more