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How long does it take for your liver to stop bleeding after it got cut during gallbladder surgery?

Immediately: Surgeon will control the bleeding during surgery. In unlikely event of rebleed the patient will require another surgery. Go for 2 nd opinion if you have drain and you are concerned. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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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


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I had a gallbladder surgery 5 days ago and I'm keep bleeding from nose is there anything to worry about?

I had a gallbladder surgery 5 days ago and I'm keep bleeding from nose is there anything to worry about?

If it persists: If this is a new symptom starting after surgery it is likely related to your anesthesia. It is common to place a tube into the stomach through one nostril. The amount of bleeding as well as how many times a day is also important. Bleeding can be exacerbated by blood thinners and pain medicine such as ibuprofen. If it continues or is happening multiple times a day call your doctor. ...Read more

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My belly button is bleeding and i just put mupirocin ointment on it I have had this happen several times since my gallbladder surgery in 2002 ?

My belly button is bleeding and i just put mupirocin ointment on it  I have had this happen several times since my gallbladder surgery in 2002 ?

If your surgery: was laparoscopic operation through your umbilicus, it could be a delayed infection or suture granuloma. Show it to your surgeon. I don't think it is anything deeper than your abdominal wall. ...Read more

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Why do i have to postpone gallbladder surgery due to bleeding stomach ucler?

Why do i have to postpone gallbladder surgery due to bleeding stomach ucler?

Heal the ulcer: before any other surgery to reduce chance of exsanguinating hemorrhage and death. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder surgery nov 14 could be 7weeks pregnant &bleeding frm my vaginal area not heavy jus wen i yell or stress what could be the risk keepin it?

Had gallbladder surgery nov 14 could be 7weeks pregnant &bleeding frm my vaginal area not heavy jus wen i yell or stress what could be the risk keepin it?

Could be preg? : Why do you say could be pregnant? If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal after two years to bleed in the belly button from gallbladder surgery?

Please advise if it's normal after two years to bleed in the belly button from gallbladder surgery?

Not normal: This is not normal, and not expected. Someone with these symptoms should return to the surgeon who did the surgery if possible, or if not possible, a general surgeon familiar with gallbladder surgery. ...Read more

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How do I know if i need gallbladder surgery?

Symptoms: See your doctor for an examination. Do you have upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, pains after eating, abdominal bloating and gas? Do you have gallstones on ultrasound? If you have these, then surgery may be helpful for you. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for gallbladder surgery?

What is the recovery time for gallbladder surgery?

1-2 wks: Most patients can resume their work and usual activities in 1-2 wks following uncomplicated laparoscopic gall bladder removal. ...Read more

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What should be the diet after gallbladder surgery?

What should be the diet after gallbladder surgery?

Normal diet: Most people can resume a normal diet after having their gallbladder removed. A small subset of people will develop diarrhea after fried/fatty foods. ...Read more

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What can I expect when having gallbladder surgery?

What can I expect when having gallbladder surgery?

WELL TOLERATED: Gallbladder surgery is almost always done laparoscopically, and is usually as an outpatient. General anesthesia is required. There will be 3-4 small puncture wounds. Some sites may offer a single, slightly larger, site approach. Regardless, you should be back to full activity in 5-10 days. Some post-op soreness. Once you are fully awake there's no dietary restrictions. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


Dr. Eric Weisman
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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