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Doctor insights on: I Had My Gallbladder Removed Is It Normal To Feel A Lot Of Stomach Pain

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Gallbladder (Definition)

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


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I had my gallbladder removed because of upper stomach pain I still got it along with nausea chest pain and trouble pooping regurgitating it's been 1yr?

I had my gallbladder removed because of upper stomach pain I still got it along with nausea chest pain and trouble pooping regurgitating it's been 1yr?

Not the Gallbladder: Well, obviously your symptoms are not from the gallbladder. It sounds more like a functional GI disorder, along the lines of irritable bowel syndrome. Consider a consultation with a gastroenterologist. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm having recurrent stomach pain after gallbladder removal, is this normal and what can I do?

I'm having recurrent stomach pain after gallbladder removal, is this normal and what can I do?

How long ago ?: If it is recent may be due to healing process other wise you need to be investigated to find the cause . Forst see your surgeon. ...Read more

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Upper stomach pain on right side around to naval with nausea for 4 days ,even worse when I eat. Pain is constant. I had gallbladder removed in 2012?

Upper stomach pain on right side around to naval with nausea for 4 days ,even worse when I eat. Pain is constant. I had gallbladder removed in 2012?

R/O GERD/GASTRITIS: You need an exam and Labs including Hpylori Ab Ig G and M. Stool for hpylori x 3. I usually start with Zantac 300mg.or Protonix (pantoprazole) 40MG symptoms have been longer than 8-10 weeks an endoscopy is warranted. Also an Abdominal US. You can sometimes get retained stone in GB stump. stick to a GF diet WholeApproach.com /GUTBLISS.com ...Read more

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Upper central back pain and stomach pain. Had gallbladder removed, didn't help. Organs all check out great via blood/imaging tests. Pain after alcohol?

Upper central back pain and stomach pain. Had gallbladder removed, didn't help. Organs all check out great via blood/imaging tests. Pain after alcohol?

Get checked again: Pancreatitis can be elusive at times. Go back to your doctor and get checked again. CT scan, blood work (amylase/lipase), liver enzymes, possibly an ultrasound to evaluate the biliary tract (even though your gallbladder is out you may have a stone in the tract). ...Read more

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Stomach pain and swelling, can't lay on that side feels full and can't eat without feeling nauseated. Nasty taste in mouth. Gallbladder removed in Feb?

Stomach pain and swelling, can't lay on that side feels full and can't eat without feeling nauseated. Nasty taste in mouth. Gallbladder removed in Feb?

Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but could be due to gastritis(inflammation of the stomach lining). Try a bland,low fat diet and drink flat ginger ale. Avoid caffeine,alcohol,nicotine and try prilosec for a few days. See your MD if symptoms persist or worsen or if vomiting, or significant bowel changes or abdominal tenderness occur. ...Read more

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Are dysentery and stomach pain common after gallbladder removal?Is there is any medication that can help?

Are dysentery and stomach pain  common after gallbladder removal?Is there is any medication that  can help?

No dysentery : Abdominal pain can be normal after surgey due to the incisions or can be abnormal like a fluid collection in area of surgery or damage to surrounding structures including bowel. So best thing is follow up with your surgeon soon. ...Read more

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I've had my gallbladder removed and before that i had an ercp and ended up getting pancreatitis, i'm still having stomach pains, is this normal ?

Can be: I would expect you to have occasional discomfort for several weeks after all of this. If no resultion follow up with your surgeon and gastroenterologist ! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Gallbladder Removal (Definition)

Gallbladder removal is just that. Surgical removal of the gallbladder. Technically known as a cholecystectomy, it is usually done laparoscopically with small incisions and is one of ...Read more