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Can Gallbladder Disease Cause Weight Gain
Short answer: Is no. But how do you know you have gallbladder adenomyosis? If you have problems with sudden excessive weight gain, it could be from excessive fluid in your abdomen or congestive heart failure with fluid retention. I think you should have your doctor check you out. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Having anxiety reading posts on net about effects of gallbladder removal...Will it cause weight gain, change my metabolism, vitamin deficiencies, ibs?
Had acute pancreatitis 2 years ago due to gallbladder disease. Gallbladder out.Left with diarrhea. Can't gain weight. Are probiotics safe?
Cholesterol: We are not 100 percent certain on how this happens, but some gallstones are made of cholesterol. The assumption is that high cholesterol levels can induce the formation of gallstones, but this is not always the case. There re many factors associated with the formation of gallstones and sometimes dieting alternated with periods of food binges can be as bad and a promotor of gallstones. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Unlikely: Acute cholecystitis is an illness that resembles acute appendicitis, which doesn't last 2 months. Cholangitis, an inflammation of the biliary ducts, is another febrile illness but with a more malignant course not lasting 2 months either. I suspect another cause for your subfebrile illness. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Yes: Liver function tests include ast, alt, alkaline phosphotase (alkp), and bilirubin.Acute inflammation of the gallbladder can secondarily inflame the liver, typically causing a elevation of ast and alt.A stone in the common bile duct (cbd) may block the liver and lead to abnormalities of all these labs. If a stone is in the cbd, endoscopic removal (ERCP) is usually necessary, in addition to chole-x. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I had my gallbladder removed 6 months ago and I've had weight gain since the procedure. Could this be related? I'm a Healthy 33 yr old female.
Probably no: some people have trouble tolerating some fatty foods while gallbladder is inflamed or symptomatic. Once It is out you can enjoy all the foods that you could not before, so it is kind of related - but not gallbladders fault. Try to think about your diet and portion control. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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