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Does The Gallbladder Need To Be Removed If I Have Gallbladder Disease
Probably: If the true source of your symptoms is the gallbladder, surgery is probably inevitable. You could try to avoid fatty and greasy foods to reduce your symptoms, but at your age, sooner or later, it will probably get worse regardless, especially if you become pregnant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I had my gallbladder removed 11 years ago, and recently started having similar pains and symptoms of gallbladder disease again.
Is there a relationship between gallbladder disease and SIBO? I had mine removed after HIDA showed it wasn't working and have also had SIBO this year.
No: Cholecystectomy is not associated with SIBO. However, some patients can develop diarrhea after cholecystectomy which is due to fatty food intake other could be due to irritation of the bile. In some patients Cholesteramin may be needed to treat their diarrhea if mild treatments with adjusting diet and mild anti diarrhea medication does not work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I lost 30lbs since august what is going on? I am 20 years old. I just had gallbladder disease and had my gallbladder removed. I been having a decrease of appetite and loosing weight. Had colonsocipy and came back ok.
Thyroid cancer survivor. Family history of gallbladder disease, are the odds are that i'm more likely to get mine removed also? They had symptoms in late 30's
Maybe: There is definitely a genetic component to gallbladder disease, but it is still not possible to know who will actually need their gallbladder removed or not. In general, even those with gallstones only have removal of the gallbladder if they have symptoms that are likely caused from the gallbladder. Typically right upper abdominal pain radiating to the back, worse 30-60' after a fatty meal. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The gallbladder is on the right side. Sharp pain in the left chest could be related to your stomach, such as gastritis or ulcer disease, or it could be your heart, among other possibilities. You should talk to your doctor immediately or go the er for sharp pain in your left chest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HIDA scan said I have gallbladder disease. No stones. I'm not sure what this means. And if surgery is right. Can u advise me?
Acalculous cholecyst: You have a diseased GB and need a cholecystectomy. This usually caused by fine sludge obstructing the outflow tract of the GB and causing infection. ...Read more
I have gallbladder disease, is it possible to have bike duct blockage from a stone with only mild pain on upper right side?
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