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Can hypothyroidism cause problems during gallbladder removal?

Can hypothyroidism cause problems during gallbladder removal?

No: Unless there is a severe illness such as myxedema from neglected and untreated hypothyroid condition. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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


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I had my gallbladder removed a week ago. I have had alot of gas since surgery and is now a sour stomach. Is this normal? I do have hypothyroidism

I had my gallbladder removed a week ago. I have had alot of gas since surgery and is now a sour stomach. Is this normal? I do have hypothyroidism

Normal : Even outpatient surgery can put a lot of stress on the body. This sounds "normal", as everyone has slightly different responses to abdominal surgery with organ removal. You'll be fine, but if you think something is wrong, you can always call your surgeon. Be sure to keep your follow up appt. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Gallbladder problems cause night sweats?

Gallbladder problems cause night sweats?

No not really: Unless there is fever, there are no night sweats. Gall bladder problems are rarely subtle, they cause severe pain if there are stones. Or there is the gall bladder attack called cholecystitis which is an emergency when it happens as it will make you very sick. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder problems cause fatty liver?

Can gallbladder problems cause fatty liver?

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

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Does gallbladder problem cause weight loss?

Does gallbladder problem cause weight loss?

Possible: Weight loss is possible , due to pain after eating or fear of getting pain , will not be eating , due to reduced in take will loose weight. ...Read more

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Can Imuran (azathioprine) cause gallbladder problems?

Not usually: The immunosuppressive agent can cause toxicity to the liver but not usually the gallbladder. You should discuss with the doctor prescribing the medicine for you. ...Read more

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Could Gabapentin cause gallbladder problems? Possible?

Could Gabapentin cause gallbladder problems? Possible?

Neurontin (gabapentin): Very rarely it can cause Pancreatitis & intestinal gases, but no Gallbladder problems have been reported. ...Read more

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I know that gallbladder problems are common in pregnancy, but why? What are the causes?

Whole new physiology: in pregnant female , all aggravating factors added to poor future mom will suffer due to , weight gain , increases caloric in take of food , stasis , increased intra abdominal pressure , displacement of diseases gall bladder etc all precipitate attacks , usually due pre-existing diseased GB . ...Read more

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Hypothyroid and lipids, if tryglcerides are high what problems can this cause along with having hypothyroid?

Hypothyroid and lipids, if tryglcerides are high  what problems can this cause along with having hypothyroid?

High lipids: Can lead to development of atherosclerosis if left inadequately treated. Talk to your physician about appropriate treatment of lipids & thyroid. ...Read more

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Can a gallbladder cause sever kidney problems, to the point where you're in so much pain that you can not walk?

Can a gallbladder cause sever kidney problems, to the point where you're in so much pain that you can not walk?

Right upper abdomen: Your liver is on your right side below the ribs. The gallbladder is tucked under the liver. Right side abdominal pain, above the belly button is usually where it hurts with a bad gallbladder. The pain can be severe. If it lasts more than an hour or if you are vomiting get to your doctor. ...Read more

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Would a dr deliver a baby at 35 weeks due to gallbladder problems causing a sharp consistent pain that causes pain when breathing?

Please talk to your: Ob and your OB would want to get a consult from the surgeon who was taking care of your gall bladder to see if the gall bladder needs surgery when you are 35 weeks which they may say yes or no depending on your specific situation. ...Read more

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Why do gallbladder problems cause back pain? Is there any way to alleviate it? Was diagnosed with moderate sludge, and I have pain after most meals.

Why do gallbladder problems cause back pain? Is there any way to alleviate it? Was diagnosed with moderate sludge, and I have pain after most meals.

Referred pain: is the way that your body perceives pain from internal organs. Gallbladder irritation can be felt as back pain by your body. The pancreas also classically causes pain that radiates to the back. In general, you can decrease GB symptoms by avoiding fatty foods. Surgery is another option, esp if you are having consistent pain despite diet modification. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder problems cause low c3c?

Can gallbladder problems cause low c3c?

Gallbladder and C3: Gallbladder problems have not been described as a source of a low c-3 level. ...Read more

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Can perimenopause cause gallbladder problems?

No, but: Age itself can predispose to gallbladder problems - remember the 4 f's of gallbladder disease : fat, female, fertile, and forty! ...Read more

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Does gallbladder problems cause tiredness?

Does gallbladder problems cause tiredness?

Here are some ...: Gallbladder stone remains the most common condition related with its inflammation / infection. Itself if asymptomatic may not be a serious health issue, but its common underlying conditions such as metabolic syndromes with obesity, DM, hypertension, poor circulation, etc. with multiple drug use / inactivity are the real problem affecting the patients' general well-being and vitality. So, see Doc.. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more