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After gallbladder removed, do you gain or lose weight?

After gallbladder removed, do you gain or lose weight?

Depeds: On , you are eating more , or less food. With symptomatic gall stones , due to pain afraid to eat for fear of getting an attack so loose weight, , after removal no more gall bladder attacks , eat better ( more ) so gain weight. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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I'm scheduled to have my gallbladder removed next month. Should I expect to gain weight or lose weight? I have read about both, and am confused!

I'm scheduled to have my gallbladder removed next month. Should I expect to gain weight or lose weight? I have read about both, and am confused!

If you're confused..: ...so are we, since there is no way to predict in your particular case through the internet -- after all, we know nothing about you. May be a good question however to pose to the surgeon who has taken your history & examined you. Hope you get the answer you want-- ...Read more

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How to figure out why i can't lose weight after gallbladder removal?

How to figure out why i can't lose weight after gallbladder removal?

Watch what to eat: People after having their gallbladder remove could eat anything they want so they do gain weight having gallbladder surgery does not make people lose weight some might lose few pounds from any surgery you want to lose weight watch what you eat. ...Read more

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I had gallbladder removed end of october i work full time and needing to loose weight what's the best way?

I had gallbladder removed end of october i work full time and needing to loose weight what's the best way?

Exercise & Diet: Dieting appropriately and supplementing with a regimented exercise program is the best way to lose weight. Carbohydrates will cause you to gain weight, so a diet that helps to at least start to curtail the amount of carbohydrates you take in, will be a good start. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I had my gallbladder removed, should I be gaining or losing weight?

If I had my gallbladder removed, should I be gaining or losing weight?

Depends on you: After removal of gall bladder you no longer have pain tend to eat more and gain weight,.after surfer if you eat more will gain weight ,if you eat less will loose weight. ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder removed in july. I have put 2 stone on since op. I need help to lose this weight. Any suggestions or food that I should avoid?

I had my gallbladder removed in july. I have put 2 stone on since op. I need help to lose this weight. Any suggestions or food that I should avoid?

Weight gai common: I have seen this amount of weight gain following gb surgery...You must be placed on a medically supervised diet and lose this weight asap as you are heading to lifetime of obesity. ...Read more

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I have gained weight and can't lose any of it since having my gallbladder removed despite a healthy diet and exercise. Any suggestions?

I have gained weight and can't lose any of it since having my gallbladder removed despite a healthy diet and exercise. Any suggestions?

Weight loss: They may not be related. Weight loss is a challenge. If you are having trouble losing weight, ask for a thyroid lab evaluation. If your TSH is >2.5 and you are having trouble losing weight you may benefit from thyroid replacement. Be well. ...Read more

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What is the weight limit for lifting after getting your gallbladder removed?

What is the weight limit for lifting after getting your gallbladder removed?

Hard to quantify: First, this will depend on the type of gallbladder surgery you had. Open cholecystectomy typically has a longer recovery period due to the larger incision, while laparoscopic surgery tends heal faster. While most patients can return to regular activities within a few weeks, I cannot stress enough the importance of asking your surgeon, as many factors can affect this answer. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Gallbladder (Definition)

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


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Gallbladder Removal (Definition)

Gallbladder removal is just that. Surgical removal of the gallbladder. Technically known as a cholecystectomy, it is usually done laparoscopically with small incisions and is one of ...Read more