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Can You Have Gallstones After Gallbladder Removal
Fairly rare: The vast majority of those undergoing cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) do not experience any of the things you mention. Occasionally people have trouble digesting very fatty meals but that is not good for you anyway and can be managed by a moderately low fat diet. Changes in weight are not at all related. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your doctor: What kind of pain- at the incisions, or deeper inside, similar to previous pain? You could have a retained gallstone which is mimicking your previous GB pain. You could have developed a hernia at the surgery sites, you could have an infection on the inside. Or it could be normal. See your surgeon to find out what is going on, and if anything further should be done. Good luck! ...Read more
Workup continues: Jaundice at any time is a problem in differential diagnosis. Entities that your physicians are considering include a common duct gallstone, pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, damage or occlusion involving the common duct during surgery, hepatitis / cholestasis from a medication or anesthesia, delayed hemolysis after transfusion or from a rx. They need to sort it out. Good luck. ...Read more
2 months after gallbladder removal i wake up with a horrible upper gas pain. I only feel better if i make myself vomit.Whats wrong? Waiting to see doc
Maybe unrelated: Did you have gallstones or dykinesia? Maybe your gallbladder was not the cause of your issues in the first place. See a GI specialist, get blood tests, maybe new ultrasound. Very rare to get bile duct stone after surgery. Maybe gastritis or stomach ulcer. Also check with your surgeon for their instructions. Be careful not to eat large meals or fatty foods that may cause pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal short term: It is normal to have some pain around the port sites after lap chole and around the incision for an open procedure. These usually decrease by 2 weeks. If you seem to be having deeper pain, or if you experience fevers, night sweats or don't feel like you are getting better, call your surgeon for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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