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Gallbladder And Weight Gain
Short answer: Is no. But how do you know you have gallbladder adenomyosis? If you have problems with sudden excessive weight gain, it could be from excessive fluid in your abdomen or congestive heart failure with fluid retention. I think you should have your doctor check you out. ...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
My gallbladder surgery caused almost immediate weight gain, and I know it's related because I didn't have a weight problem before. Why?
Having anxiety reading posts on net about effects of gallbladder removal...Will it cause weight gain, change my metabolism, vitamin deficiencies, ibs?
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.
Fairly rare: The vast majority of those undergoing cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) do not experience any of the things you mention. Occasionally people have trouble digesting very fatty meals but that is not good for you anyway and can be managed by a moderately low fat diet. Changes in weight are not at all related. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gallbladder removed 6-2015, still having back pains and upper left abdominal pain no matter what i eat or drink. Extreme fatigue, weight gain.
Not sure of date: of your surgery, but your symptoms are probably not related to your operation. Consult with gi specialist to explore other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
Severe pain,swelling and sudden weight gain had ct then mrcp both showed enlarged gallbladder and dilated common bile duct but nonspecific,poss causes?
Need more info: the dilated common bile duct is more concerning and could possibly cause your symptoms. I would more information to be able to discuss further testing. Are your liver function tests abnormal? How big was the common duct? Depending on the above you may need an endoscopic ultrasound of the duct and the head of the pancreas. ...Read more
Very possible: Gallbladder symptoms include pain, nausea and loose bowels after fatty foods. Many folks naturally eat less and stick to low fat foods to avoid the pain. Since most symptoms resolve after surgery, while discomfort and activity restrictions are still in effect, some weight gain early on is possible. If worried, go back to the low fat diet you used before surgery to see if that helps. ...Read more
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