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Getting Pregnant After Gallbladder Removal
Six months after gallbladder removal, my stomach is extremely swollen as if I am 7 months pregnant even though i've lost weight.
Doubt connection: There are a number of things that could be going on. You should start with your surgeon to make sure there is no connection with your gb surgery. Then probably a ct scan. If no answer there then upper and lower endoscopies. Bloating is a common problem with gb disease but can come from a number of other issues as well. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
2 years after gallbladder removal if i don't eat after long periods of time i get really bloated. I can't eat while at work so what can I do ?
Try cholestyramine: These symptoms may be due to bile making it to the colon where it can be irritating causing bloating and diarrhea. Usually eating would bind up the bile. But if you can't eat there is a medicine called Cholestyramine you can take to bind up the bile. Ask your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not related: Any cause of pain (including being in the postop period) will cause the BP to rise. This is normal and not to be confused with the disease of "hypertension." gb surgery doesn't cause hypertension, but the scrutiny of being in the medical system may lead to recognition of a pre-existing condition that previously had gone unrecognized. ...Read more
Is it normal to still get sharp pain on right side behind ribs after gallbladder removal 4 weeks ago but stent still in and possible stone?
Yes: It is possible to feel discomfort with a stent. Follow up with g.I doctor regarding stent removal. ...Read more
I get nasty keloids after surgeries. Can they show up in my abdomen years after gallbladder removal and cause vomiting and pain?
Inormal to sometimes get extreme stomach pains, nausea and weakness 2 and a half years after gallbladder removal? It's every now and then but painful
2 yrs after gallbladder removal,I am on a very limited diet.All tests by GI Dr are Neg.I get Bloating,Gas&Pain after eating. Any Suggestion I can do?
Food Diary: Do a food and symptom diary and then eliminate the food that is most commonly associated with your symptoms. ...Read more
I keep getting pain in my right side (after gallbladder removal) but doctors havent picked anything up and say its nothing. What do i do?
Pain s/p gallbladder: Can be retained stone-, scarring, biliary ( bile duct )dyskinesia, or adhesions ( adhesions- sticking of surfaces after surgery is hard to detect except visually at laproscopy) , check lipase for pancreas effects and for h pylori a stomach bacteria that may be complicating the picture. MRCP can help f/u w/doc http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3473449/ ...Read more
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