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What causes persistant pain on left admoninal side after gall bladder surgery (8 months ago)?

What causes persistant pain on left admoninal side after gall bladder surgery (8 months ago)?

Most likely: Unrelated to the removal of your gallbladder but sometimes patients develop adhesion's after surgery that can cause pain. To determine if its new or related return to your surgeon and discuss your symptoms. They will help you navigate this issue and hopefully get you more comfortable. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Having pains in right side 3months after gall bladder surgery.What is going on had CT span dr said no mast, everthing ok with scan but still hurting?

Having pains in right side 3months after gall bladder surgery.What is going on had CT span dr said no mast, everthing ok with scan but still hurting?

Liver dz or pud: Peptic ulcer disease esp duodenal ulcer can give your right side abdominal pain. Undiagnosed a liver problems can also give your right side upper abd pain. Advice to go back to your surgeon and discuss with him or her about it. ...Read more

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My girlfriend had gall bladder surgery on august 27 and she is still having paing in her side what could be causing the pain?

My girlfriend had gall bladder surgery on august 27 and she is still having paing in her side what could be causing the pain?

See the surgeon: While this is likely to be normal postoperative pain, she should see her surgeon for an exam, and determination whether to order any blood tests or imaging studies to check for a bile leak. ...Read more

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I had gall bladder surgery on august 37 and still having pain on right side where the scars are what is causing the pain?

I had gall bladder surgery on august 37 and still having pain on right side where the scars are what is causing the pain?

Pain: Everyone heals at a different rate. You are only about 2 months postoperative. Surgical scars may have discomfort or sensitivity off ; on for months. If it is internal abdominal pains or if the incision discomfort persists, go back to see your surgeon. ...Read more

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I had gall bladder surgery on august 27 and still having pain on my right side where my scars are what could be causing the pain?

I had gall bladder surgery on august 27 and still having pain on my right side where my scars are what could be causing the pain?

See the surgeon: While this is likely to be normal postoperative pain, she should see her surgeon for an exam, and determination whether to order any blood tests or imaging studies to check for a bile leak, retained stone in the common bile duct, or a bile duct injury. The surgeon can only make this determination after seeing you. ...Read more

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Girlfriend had gall bladder surgery on august 27 and having pain on her side still where the incisions was at what could be causing the pain?

Many things: Best is to see surgeon to re-evaluate. Difficult to say exactly what is the cause of the pain unless it is looked at. ...Read more

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Gall bladder surgery first but large thyroid blocks airway some.... Any thoughts?

Gall bladder surgery first but large thyroid blocks airway some.... Any thoughts?

Need more info..: Would need to know more information. Is the gallbladder surgery very necessary or urgent? What thyroid condition & treatment have you had? How do you know there is airway compromise from the thyroid? All this needs to be thourougjly addressed by your surgeon to determine best & most safe options and to properly review your surgical risks & benefits. ...Read more

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I had gall bladder surgery 3 weeks ago and now I am having pain in my left side above my belly button. Why?

I had gall bladder surgery 3 weeks ago and now I am having pain in my left side above  my belly button. Why?

See Your Surgeon: It's very difficult to answer this without the benefit of the knowledge of your surgery or your physical exam findings. What i can tell you is that the gallbladder is usually removed from the abdomen thru the umbilical incision. Therefore, it is common to have pain there even three weeks later. ...Read more

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Laproscopic gall bladder surgery 6 days ago; pain on right side from shoulder to kidney area, especially when breathing....should i be concerned?

Laproscopic gall bladder surgery 6 days ago; pain on right side from shoulder to kidney area, especially when breathing....should i be concerned?

Post operative pain: The pain described indicates irritation near the diaphragm area, as it is post operative period if the abdomen is tight and any fever with it have it checked out through your suregon ...Read more

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Full bladder feeling consistently with cramping on left side? I had emergency gall bladder surgery about 2 years ago? Sour stomach

Full bladder feeling consistently with cramping on left side? I had emergency gall bladder surgery about 2 years ago? Sour stomach

Possible retention : In a male over age 55-60, post-operative urinary retention is quite common because of the effects of surgery, anesthesia, and medications causing swelling/tightness of the prostate and retention of urine. A UTI would be another possibility. Avoiding constipation, warm tub baths, limiting use of pain meds may be helpful things you can do. Otherwise, recommend call your md and/or surgeon for advice. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Bladder Surgery (Definition)

Surgery on the bladder can be performed using open, larparoscopic, or endoscopic approaches. Indications for bladder surgery include bladder tumors, which are removed by transurethral resection. Invasive tumors require bladder removal, or radical cystectomy. Structural problems, diverticuli, neurogenic or poorly compliant bladder, and bladder stones are ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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