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Gallbladder Removal Pain
2 days post op. Laparascopy gallbladder removal. Pain at the back and chest. Vomiting. What seems to be the reason?
See surgeon ASAP: While you have had recent surgery and it would not be uncommon to have some post-operative pain, it is best to contact your surgeon or go to the er. If there is any concern, or abnormal blood tests or worsening of symptoms, an ultrasound or other tests may be helpful in determining the cause. The most concerning complications would be bile duct injury or pancreatitis from the cholecystectomy. ...Read more
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
Intermittent left side pain near belly button. I am day18 post op open umbilical hernia repair and gallbladder removal pain scale 8 neg fever or vomi?
May be normal...: It is common to have intermittent pain following umbilical hernia repair, and this is mostly determined by the extent and type of repair. Patients often have intermittent shape or "pulling" sensation that may extend several inches to either side of the umbilicus for a few weeks after repair. Check with your surgeon to make sure there's no other issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 week post gallbladder removal, keyhole. Deveoped pain lower right flank towards back. Help please?
See your surgeon : You need to see your surgeon to discuss with him any symptoms and signs that occurred after surgery. ...Read more
2 weeks after gallbladder removal still have pain under right ribs and in my back on the right side. ?
Have had gallbladder removal. Have RUQ pain sometimes. Diagnosed with GERD. Can GERD cause RUQ pain just to right of middle of chest. Have gas too?
Maybe: Pain in that location is pretty nonspecific, and doesn't sound dangerous, particularly in a 33 year old. Certainly could be due to GERD, although it is atypical. Best to see a general practitioner for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
What is clear liquid leaking from belly button after gallbladder removal, also mild pain where gallbladder used to be. Should I be concerned?
I am 2.5 months post gallbladder removal, now in constant pain in the upper central abdomen. It started 2 weeks after the surgery, with a bout of esophagitis. What should I do?
4 weeks post laproscopic gallbladder removal and having moderate pain in my abdomen. Left side upper deeper pain... Pancreatitis? Kidney stones?
Very common.: Approximately 500, 000 gallbladder surgeries or cholecystectomies are performed each year in the United States. The most common reason for cholecystectomies is gallbladder pain (biliary colic) due to blockage of the cystic or bile duct by gallstones. Approximately 20 million adults in the U.S. Have gallstones and an estimated one million people are newly diagnosed with gallstones each year. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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