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Can You Still Have Pain After Having Your Gallbladder Removed
? retained stone: There are a number of tests, ultrasound, mrcp that you could have to rule out a retained or new primary gallstone in your bile ducts. If these are clear an ERCP may help. Ulcers, gastritis, constipation can also cause this type of pain. Pulled muscles, neuromas can cause pain. see your surgeon to evaluate ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Could i be confusing kidney pain with gallbladder pain? I will be having my gallbladder removed in a few weeks.
Depends: Depends. Typically gallbladder pain is related to eating, is in middle or right side of abdomen, sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting bloating and belching. . Kidney pain tends to be intolerable, often sending people to er if they are passing a stone, sometimes accompanied by blood in urine. My suspicion is your surgeon is likely adequately convinced that your symptoms are biliary. ...Read more
What do you recommend if I had my gallbladder out a month ago, but I still have stones to be removed via ercp, can I be normal after?
I recommend that you: proceed with ERCP and sphincterotomy, as your doctors have recommended. It sounds like you have a stone retained in the common duct. And yes, you will be normal, probably more normal than you were before when you had gallstones in gallbladder and common duct. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if i had my gallbladder out a month ago, but i still have stones to be removed via ercp, can I be normal after?
Ercp required: Once the gall bladder is removed and residual stones noted, the probable location is in the common duct system, the duct draining bile from liver to the GI tract. The gb is the storage area where stones can form and if they drop out of the gb into the common duct they can cause future problems. Removal by trans oral ERCP is indicated with minimal complications where one will return to normal. ...Read more
Should I be having any pain inside the abdomen after laproscopic gall bladder removal a week ago?
Yes: Not a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Postcholecystectomy: Postcholecystectomy syndrome refers to recurrent biliary pain after cholecystectomy. One reason for this is that you may have never had cholecystitis to begin with. The most common causes for recurrent pain are residual or recurrent stones. Inflammatory stricture is less common. Sphincter of oddi dysfunction is also a possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: The usual culprit here is that gallstones got out of the gallbladder before it was removed, even during the surgery. Rarely gallstones can form in the bile ducts, usually when there is inflammation of the liver/bile ducts (called cholangitis). Gallstones can often be removed with a procedure called an ERCP, which is an outpatient procedure similar to an endoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have endometriosis removed can it come back after a couple of months? I had it removed in December 2015 and now I'm getting pains again
Endometriosis recurs: Unfortunately, under normal conditions, endometriosis tries to come back gradually with each menstrual cycle. The process can be slowed with hormonal treatment. We recommend healthy low fat diet, aerobic exercise, NSAID and some form of extra progesterone. This can be natural progesterone or stronger synthetic progestins as a daily Med or in the form of contraceptives. There are stronger drugs too ...Read more
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