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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. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results 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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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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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?

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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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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. James Dukelow
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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