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Gallbladder Sludge Cough
I just had gallbladder surgery 8days ago. I was fine until yesterday afternoon. I now have a cough and what feels like a cold. Should I be concerned?
Flu after surgery: Recovery from surgery is a time of vulnerability, and catching the flu or a cold is not uncommon. Check in with your surgery team. They may consider a flu shot or anti-virals. Make sure you have a post operative appointment. Then take it easy, rest, oral hydration. Call or go in if you develop fever, rash or vomiting. Be well. ...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
I have a dry cough and feel very gaggy like i could get sick, morning is the worst time.I have acid reflux & low function gallbladder. What is thecause?
Hiatal hernia/colic: Biliary colic, hiatal hernia are possible diagnosis. The low functioning gallbladder by tech hida may be contributor to nausea. You are outpatient, so you have choice about next step in care. Take a friend with you to doc, ask questions about risk/benefit of ongoing medical care, further testing, adding surgical removal of gallbladder, nissan wrap. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my gallbladder removed laparoscopically 16 days ago. I have had a persistent cough which has caused internal pain where the gallbladder area was. What could this be? Could the cough cause me to not heal?
Had gallbladder removed 6 days ago. Have a cough. Chest congested, bringing up green phlegm. Cause for concern?
SEE YOUR DOCTOR: TO DETERMINE CAUSE. YOU COULD HAVE ASPIRATED DURING/AFTER SURGERY ...Read more
Sharp pain under my right breast, also my back is hurt in same area. In extreme pain when i cough, I have no gallbladder.
Need more info: It would be helpful to know how long ago your gall bladder surgery was and also if you have fever or chills. I notice you also have a history of pe? Your symptoms are worrisome as they could be consistent with another pe or with subdiaphragmatic abscess. I recommend you see a healthcare provider as soon as possible. ...Read more
3 or 4 years ago i had my gallbladder removed 3 or 4 months ago i noticed a knot comes up when i cough where the scar is on top of my stomach?
Hernia: This is the location where portion of the operation was performed. Sutures were more than likely used to close the muscle layer, but over time the sutures and or scar tissue have pulled apart creating a whole. Through this hole is bulging some fat or even contestants when you cough. This is a hernia, and you should have your doctor check it out, particularly if it is bothersome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a gallbladder attack make you feel like you have to cough and have upper back pain & chest pain?
It can: Biliary colic typically causes upper abdominal pain, which can radiate to back, nausea after eating, vomiting. Some attacks feel like chest pain. Not uncommon to get heart attack eval before getting gallbladder eval. Try a low fat diet, increase your hydration, get an ultrasound of your gallbladder when you visit with your doc. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I cough it hurts on my gallbladder & back all around. What could it be I throw up what I eat and nausea too...? I'm 44 and a diabetic
If your gallbladder is not functioning right after a meal when you cough up phlegm if you eat fatty or spicy foods?
If your gallbladder is not functioning right after a meal when you cough a lot and cough up phlegm when you eat spicy or fatty foods?
GERD: When the gb is not functioning well, one gets dyspepsia which is the same symptoms as gerd. The acid that comes up can become gas and irritates the airways causing cough and the irritation causes mucous production. Spicy and fatty food are the triggers as the bile from the gb is used to neutralize them and improve their digestion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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