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Bile induced IBS after gallbladder removal?? True?? Best med for diarrhea cholestyramine after gb removal ?

Bile induced IBS after gallbladder removal?? True?? Best med for diarrhea cholestyramine after gb removal ?

Yes but will resolve: After gallbladder surgery, some people have ongoing abdominal symptoms, such as pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea (postcholecystectomy syndrome). Following cholecystectomy, bile which was once stored in the gallbladder and released only after meals, now flows continuously into the intestines and cause irritation. Cholestyramine absorbs bile, but these symptoms will often resolve over time. ...Read more

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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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Does none flsh niacin flush sytem from thc?

Does  none flsh niacin flush sytem from thc?

Huh? : You seem to ask if Niacin clears delta-9-tetrahydocannibinol (thc, a marijuana molecule) from the blood. This is probably an urban myth. Not to my knowledge. ...Read more

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F, 63, what is the alternative to remove stone instead of removing gallbladder?(remove 1 stone from bile duct through ercp) any risk?

F, 63, what is the alternative to remove stone instead of removing gallbladder?(remove 1 stone from bile duct through ercp) any risk?

Gallbladder: The stone removed from the bile duct came from your gallbladder. If you don't get your gallbladder removed you will be at risk of having the same problem again. ...Read more

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Does water flush out the liver?

Does water flush out the liver?

Water Hydration: Water is a necessary daily part of good health. But there is no specific 'flushing out the liver' known to modern science by ingesting water. Do not know what prompts this question. ...Read more

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Is their any meds u can take to dissolve gallstones?Can gallstones b removed without removing the entire gallbladder?

Is their any meds u can take to dissolve gallstones?Can gallstones b removed without removing the entire gallbladder?

No: The most effective treatment for symptomatic gallstones is to remove the gallbladder and the stones. Lithotripsy to destroy the stones and dissolution treatments have been tried in the past but are not successful. ...Read more

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Gallbladder sludge with cholelithiasis, lots of inflammation..Diseased gallbladder. Cholecytomy monday. What's some issues that con from lap 2open sur?

Gallbladder sludge with cholelithiasis, lots of inflammation..Diseased gallbladder. Cholecytomy monday. What's some issues that con from lap 2open sur?

More info: A little more information would be useful. Generally the difficulties of inflammation will get worse by delaying the entire weekend. Thickened, firm, "woody edema" from prolonged inflammation can obscure what is called critical view and make laparoscopy difficult. If your surgical team is waiting, usually more details. Encourage you ask for additional information. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to dissolve gallstones?

Are there natural ways to dissolve gallstones?

Not really : Weight loss, exercise and some meds may help to disolve stones but it can take months and the meds are expensive. Further, the stones tend to recur when you stop the meds. See nih or mayo clinic website on gallstones. Still, it is important to remember that it is not necessary to remove all gallstones. If you watch your diet and it doesn't hurt you it can be followed without surgery. ...Read more

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Does none flush niacin help clear THC from system?

No: It helps to increase good cholesterol HDL so do aerobic exercise and eating more vegetables. ...Read more

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Can lactulose flush out THC from system?

Can lactulose flush out THC from system?

NO: No, but stopping using it will, after a couple of weeks. Then not restarting will keep it out of your system. ...Read more

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Gall bladder question. What drinks, juices prevent gall stones?

Gall bladder question. What drinks, juices prevent gall stones?

The evidence says...: There is no evidence that anything helps prevent gall stones. However, if you avoid being overweight, avoid drinks high in sugar and fat, and avoid type 2 diabetes, it will help you avoid gall stones. ...Read more

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Losing weight. Want to protect gallbladder. Had sand in gb before. Besides slow loss, are there foods or safe remedies to help gallblader?

Losing weight. Want to protect gallbladder. Had sand in gb before. Besides slow loss, are there foods or safe remedies to help gallblader?

Sand will grow : There is no way to get rid of the sand or sludge in the gallbladder. Although a medicine exists to help dissolve stones, it only works 50% of time and doesn't work well on multiple stones. Sand will likely grow w time to become multiple stones. Best overall management is well balanced diet with good control of fats and cholesterol. ...Read more

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My bro has 16mm gall stone and doctor wants to remove gallbladder, i heared of 3 types of stones, cholstrol, salt, blood stones. Any medications?

Gall stones: Diet can help avoid certain stone formation, but the size of the stone put a person at risk of duct blockage, causing a possible emergent situation of gall bladder distension and possible rupture, hence the recommendation to have his gb removed. Best to listen to the treating dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do zist in kidneys flush out like kidney stones?

Do zist in kidneys flush out like kidney stones?

Can you explain?: "zits" in the kidney? You won't get acne in your kidneys, but pustules can form in acute pyelonephritis, a medical emergency. In some cases, the kidneys actually do look like they have developed acne. Dr. Fowler reminds me you may mean "cysts" -- if there are only a few, they are almost always harmless. ...Read more

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What's the alternative to ercp procedure to remove bile stone?

What's the alternative to ercp procedure to remove bile stone?

Diagnose vs. therapy: Mrcp (magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography) or eus (endoscopic ultrasound) are sensitive alternatives to finding biliary stones. However, when it comes to removing stones in the bile ducts, a procedure is needed: ERCP (as you already know), percutaneous techniques via interventional radiology, or surgical duct exploration & stone extraction. When choosing, consider your age & comorbidities. ...Read more

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Do those liver flush treatments work for gallstones or is it bogus?

Do those liver flush treatments work for gallstones or is it bogus?

Cruel scam: They produce weird bowel movements that the operator tells the victim are gallstones. When the symptoms recur or new gallstones are found, the operator tells you that you did something bad to make them come back. ...Read more

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What was the most effective way to flush out a gallbladder stone in a natural way?

What was the most effective way to flush out a gallbladder stone in a natural way?

Not possible: Sorry, this is not possible, despite what you may have read on various websites or holistic manuals. If gallstones, which are quite common, are not symptomatic, nothing needs to be done. If they are symptomatic, a low fat diet can help reduce the symptoms, but , usually, surgery will be necessary. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to pass gallstones or is best recommended to have surgery? Do these gallbladder flushes really work?

Gallstones: Once your biliary system makes gallstones it is ongoing. Passing the gallstones can be dangerous, if the stones get stuck in the duct system. I am not sure if "flushes" really work. However, avoiding fatty foods, increasing your hydration does help to control symptoms. Gallbladder removal with surgery is nearly always curative, as the stones originate in the gallbladder. Take friend to consult. ...Read more

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Does bathing in Epsom salts Have any effect on the body? Or is this another natural 'medicine' piece of fiction like the gallbladder "flush"

Does bathing in Epsom salts Have any effect on the body? Or is this another natural 'medicine' piece of fiction like the gallbladder "flush"

No scientific proof: Epsom salts are Magnesium Sulfate and has no salutary effect. The warm bath is as effective alone as on with epsom salts. This is as effective as COFFEE Enemas ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gallbladder flushes or surgery?

Can you tell me about gallbladder flushes or surgery?

Flushes R worthless: If you have symptomatic gallbladder disease, your best approach is a low fat diet until such time that surgical of the gallbladder can be arranged. "flushes" are useless and worthless. If you could "flush" the gallbladder and push stones into the bile ducts, it would be very harmful. So skip the olive oil and lemon juice , and see a capable general surgeon. Asymptomatic stones need no attention. ...Read more

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Can 1 large gallbladder stone be removed naturally?

No: Studies have been done to try to 'dissolve'gallstones. Limited success seen can be seen with certain small stones while on the medication, but the stones recur off the medicine. No long term success naturally. ...Read more

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Is diahrrea a natural thing after gallbladder removal?

Is diahrrea a natural thing after gallbladder removal?

Common: About 20% of people will have diarrhea (early on) especially after eating fatty food. The gallbladder's function is to store bile and deliver it to the intestine to absorb fats. Most people w/stones have lost this storage function prior to its removal and don't miss this function. For those that do develop diarrhea, many eventually adjust or they may take bile salts by mouth to compensate. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gallbladder problem and what are natural remedies to help?

What are the symptoms of gallbladder problem and what are natural remedies to help?

Pain,gas,bloating: Unhappy gallbladders can cause digestive upsets, pain in the right upper abdomen that goes through to the back, gas, bloating. You can get very sick sometimes. No "natural" products have been shown to help sick gallbladders. Save your money. ...Read more

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Had troubles with gallbladder since 13, when flushing the bile feel better temporarily, will the removal surgery help?Or that means diet for life?

Maybe: I'm not sure what you mean by "flushing the bile", but if you are convinced your pain is due to the gall bladder, then taking it out should make you feel better. There are risks to surgery, however, so the decision takes a lot if thought. ...Read more

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Are there foods that naturally concentrate the bile produced by the liver in the absence of gallbladder?

Are there foods that naturally concentrate the bile produced by the liver in the absence of gallbladder?

Not needed: Concentrated bile is not important for digestion , from all secretions 7 liters of fluid goes through gut, even concentrated gb bile gets diluted , most of the entire fluid get absorbed when reaches end of small bowel. ...Read more

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How to removed gallbladder stone by natural remedies..Age-45 yrs?

None: Surgery is the gold standard for symptomatic gallbladder disease-no natural remedieis. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for gallbladder issues, bile function?

Can you please describe the natural remedies for gallbladder issues, bile function?

Gallbladder disease: Before surgery to remove gallbladder, hydrate to keep the bile thin and flowing and go on low fat diet. Remember the gallbladder does have the blood supply or anatomy to support repair. It is a non-essential organ, best handled by removal when it becomes diseased. Prior to elective surgery (1940), death from gallbladder disease was common. ...Read more

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My wife have a stone in gallbladder.Doctor says its not necessary to take it out.Its not so big.But is there any way to break or make it go naturally?

No...: The only effective treatment of gallstones is removal of the gallbladder, but this should only be considered if they are causing problems. The majority of gallstones are asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Can skin burning/ flushing be a sign of liver, gallbladder or some other problem? Had a baby 3 months ago and I'm experiencing burning/ flushing skin.

Can skin burning/ flushing be a sign of liver, gallbladder or some other problem? Had a baby 3 months ago and I'm experiencing burning/ flushing skin.

Yes, late stages: Liver dysfunction in advance stages can cause your eyes to turn yellow, skin to change hue and be associated with significant itching. See your primary care physician to get some preliminary test and exams to assess the reason behind your skin condition. It may not be due to a liver cause. Regards Dr M ...Read more

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Can I do a liver cleanse & gallbladder/gallstone flush while i'm on terbafine hydrochloride?

Can I do a liver cleanse & gallbladder/gallstone flush while i'm on terbafine hydrochloride?

No such thing: Don't believe everything you read, and don't take any supplements, herbs, otc products, or vitamins without a specific recommendation by your doctor. You often hear also about colon flush or bowel cleansing - i had a patient almost die from this. The body mostly takes care of itself, and interfering with that process is dangerous unless under a doctor's management. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more


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Flushing (Definition)

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