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Burning After Gallbladder Surgery
Is it normal to have severe burning and knots under a two week old incision sight for gallbladder surgery?
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
I had gallbladder surgery on 4/21 and keep getting told that the burning "acid" I have is just GERD. I'm on acid inhibitor x3 daily @ 40 mg no relief. I believe I have bile leak can you help?
Cholestyramine: When you have your gallbladder out bile is continuously sent into your digestive tract. In some patients this does not cause a problem. In others it can cause severe reflux and diarrhea. In those patients often a bile acid binder like cholestyramine can be used to help relieve symptoms. I suggest you talk to your doctor to see if this may be helpful to you. ...Read more
Had gallbladder surgery a week ago. Suffering from terrible burning sensations, numbness, tingling in upper left thigh. Thinking meralgia paresthetica?
Had gallbladder surgery recently now having bad burning chest pain. Is it caused by excess of acids or bile? Taking lansoprazole and low fat diet.
GERD: Acid reflux is a separate problem and unfortunately in many cases patients suffering from gallbladder disease suffer from GERD as well and symptoms may be more noticeable now because they might have been attributed to gallbladder problem previously. See your gastroenterologist or surgeon to discuss further . Thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had gallbladder surgery 3 weeks ago soon after had a burning throat and pain in chest. Start taking pantoprazole but no better. other treatments?
See surgeon: This could be reflux but so soon after a surgery it is best to check with your surgeon and make sure there are no complications. In the meantime you could try taking the pantoprazole twice a day and other reflux prevention techniques. Here's a few: avoid nicotine,mints, alcohol and acidic foods, raise head of bed 2-3 inches. Eat small meals. Don't eat 3 hrs before bedtime Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does acid reflux increases with gallbladder surgery? I''ve never suffer from acid reflux before operation but soon after I had a sore burning throat.
I had gallbladder surgery 4 years ago.I have had constant stomach issues since then. I have bloating, nausea, burning in stomach what could it be?
Post gallbladder surgery done 3 weeks ago and now have nausea, burning in upper right stomach and pain wraps around to the back, weak, diarrhea, nause?
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