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Can Gallbladder Surgery Cause Pancreatitis
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
Gastritis is a rash: on the inside of the stomach. The stomach usually has a mucus barrier that protects it from the acid that is normally in the stomach. Many things can break down the mucus barrier and allow the acid to cause gastritis. Any stressful or painful condition can cause it. alcohol, caffeine, nicotine and pain medicines can also cause it. Acid blockers for about 6 weeks will allow it to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After gallbladder removal can elevate liver enzymes, can liver be congested cause stone to be performed in the liver, can affect pancreatic?
Fatty Liver: Gallbladder disease does not cause fatty liver. The two may coexist. A low fat diet and weight reduction (if appropriate) may be recommended by your doctor forcfatty liver. If there are gallbladder symptoms such as abdominal pain associated with meals, this may be an indication for surgery. Discuss these issues with your doctor. ...Read more
Kidney problems: Not usually. However gallbladder sludge can lead to pancreatitis which can cause acute kidney injury. Also cysts in the liver can also be associated with cysts in the kidneys, so if there is anything abnormal with the kidney function, an ultrasound of the kidneys may be helpful. ...Read more
No: Unless there is a severe illness such as myxedema from neglected and untreated hypothyroid condition. ...Read more
Possibly: If you mean bloated with gas that is a possibility. Sometimes gallbladder dysfunction can lead to difficulty digesting fats which may leave you gassy and bloated. In fact, increased flatulence and belching are secondary symptoms of gallbladder disease. If it persists please check with your doctor. ...Read more
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
Weird upper stomach feeling 6weeks post laparoscopic gallbladder surgery & ercp pancreatitis. 3 months post Csection. Uncomfortable. No pain. NORMAL?
Possibly: Residual symptoms of pancreatitis can include some fullness and discomfort, depending on severity and cause. During the period of recovery, abstinence from alcohol, limiting fatty food intake, may limit the stress on the pancreas. Your doctor should check pancreatic enzymes to make sure they are normalizing. If there are any concerns, additional blood testing and further imaging may be necessary ...Read more
Depends on how: Much of elevation and how soon after surgery. If it is sudden elevation shortly after surgery, it could mean something bad, like retained stone, obstruction of common duct, liver damage, etc. Conversely, if is is a slight elevation years after surgery, then it is probably not even related. ...Read more
My gallbladder surgery caused almost immediate weight gain, and I know it's related because I didn't have a weight problem before. Why?
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?
Maybe: Would need more information. How long ago was the surgery? In the first few weeks after major open abdominal surgery, there sometimes can be some back muscle pains due to abnormal posture while sitting or standing. Try changing positions, stand up more straight, walk more, use local heat on the muscles. See your surgeon to be sure that you are healing properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After gallbladder surgery I still have pain lasting 20 minutes. The surgery was 9 years ago. The ultrasound done was normal. What is cause of my pain?
Further evaluation: Needed. Right-sided abdominal pain is fairly common after gallbladder removal and can be due to retained stones, microlithiasis or biliary dyskinesia. An evaluation by a gastroenterologist is necessary to sort out the cause and determine next steps. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking PPI for acid reflux after gallbladder surgery but not feeling better. Could it be caused by an imbalance in the body and if so tests to find.
Since my dad's gallbladder surgery, he's been having trouble breathing. On o2 for the first time ever. What could have happened to cause this?
After complicated gallbladder surgery 4 days ago the tube is draining too much bile, about a litre a day. What could cause this?
Depends: Hi, depending on where the tube is this could be normal or abnormal. If the draining tube is meant to drain the bile( eg-as a means of protecting a bile duct anastomoses) then it's normal as the liver can produce large quantities of bile. On the other hand if this tube is in the abdominal cavity ; is just supposed to drain excess fluid then it indicates a bile leak ; is abnormal. Talk 2 surgeon. ...Read more
I have a low functioning gallbladder can it cause weight loss? Also what are the risks of gallbladder surgery? Hida scan showed low activity
Possible: if GB function is low <20%, then it could be the cause of pain when you eat fatty foods, and some people change diet enough to loose some weight, but not too common. GB surgery done by a surgeon with a laparoscope is an outpatient procedure, most should take under an hour, go home same day. There are some serious and rare risks, please talk to your surgeon about it. ...Read more
I feel like the top of my abdomen is full of air. I had laproscopic gallbladder surgery 4 days ago. My bowels are moving normally. What can cause this?
Air: you are right you do have air inflated in your belly for lap chole. Call your surgeon if don't feel better soon. ...Read more
Upper abdom. Pain for 3 weeks GP diagnosed inflamma.now watery yellow diarrehea. Is it a virus that cause this inflamm. Gallbladder surgery year ago?
Second opinion: See a gastroenterologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Fat malabsorption- what are the possible causes- we know I do not have gastro disease (crohns, divert, celiec, pancreatitus, or gall bladder prob, no surgery/ new diagnosed lupus. And I have pots?
Steatorrhea : Many causes: pancreatic (exocrine insufficiency); celiac disease; sbbo/sibo; bowel resection/short bowel syndrome; bile acid malabsorption; certain medications; history of chemo/xrrt; systemic disease such as scleroderma & pbc have also been associated with fat malabsorption. Because each of these conditions can have specific and different treatments, determining the exact etiology is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery on 5/2/16.Still experiencing pain in R. side,R.back under shoulder blade,lower R.abdomen too. What would cause this?
Be checked soon...: What you have experienced in pain would have no easy way out, but a systemic approach would help as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Besides, peruse and understand other related articles in What to Do at Feeling Sick? and those in Basics of Self-Care; that will help. ...Read more
Gallbladder surgery 3 months ago but now the day(s) after exercise (circuit training and field hockey) i feel completely wiped out?
Extremely safe: When done in an open procedure one must identify and divide the cystic artery and not mistake the hepatic artery for the former. The cystic duct is then tied at the common duct and GB removed Normally a laparoscopic procedure is used. With marked inflammation the GB procedure should be done open. ...Read more
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