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No Gallbladder And Drinking Alcohol
After: You have healed for several days, after you are eating well without nausea or pain, after you have stopped taking pain medications, ; after approved by your surgeon. ...Read more
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
No effect: Alcohol does not effect the GB. Rather in excess it effects sites it comes in contact with directly or indirectly. Here oral cavity lesions, esophageal lesions and gastriis are not uncommon. There is a secondary effect where patients who are alcoholic can develop severe pancreatitis. ...Read more
I have no gallbladder and I get severe stomach cramps and the runs for days after drinking alcohol. Is this in the realm of normal?
Burning pain in stomach/back day after drinking alcohol. Gallbladder removed, all tests of pancreas, liver, kidneys ok. Pain constant, less after eating?
Yes, trial it first: Alcohol absorption or metabolism is not affected by the absence of the gallbladder. The liver should be able to handle moderate amounts of alcohol. However since bile, which would have once been stored in the gallbladder and release after meals, is now constantly expelled into the GI tract, you may find that the combination with alcohol may change your bowel habits and/or lead to some heartburn. ...Read more
Carefully: Its probably safe to gingerly begin to drink if you must. Avoid dangerous drinking. ...Read more
Most likely: I'm not aware of any medical condition associated with having a gall bladder removed that precludes one from drinking alcohol. There are a lot of medical reasons for avoiding alcohol, so check with your doctor and make sure you do not have one: eg: blood pressure problems, obesity, gastritis, other medications, liver disease, a substance use disorder, insomnia, anger issues, etc.. ...Read more
What will happen if you drink alcohol after gallbladder surgery? I have a party coming up and after reading from others I am really scared what happen
I have chronis diahrea, drink a lot of alcohol, and a pain in my gallbladder. How can I help decrease diarehea and what foods/vitamins can I eat to hel?
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Can alcohol cause cholecystitis? Or any damage to gallbladder? . Intense gallbladder pain for 1yr afta quoting heavy drinking. US, BLOODS normal?
It is the pancreas.:
alcohol usually affect the pancreas, and the attack is very similar to the gallbladder attack.
make sure you have it checked by checking the pancreatic enzymes, like amylase, and lipase, in addition to the liver enzymes.
it is important to do that, because acute pancreatitis not only painful, but it could be dangerous.
so please have it checked, and you might want to slow down on the alcohol. ...Read more
I have had my gallbladder removed a year ago and im still getting a feeling of fullness/pain there I do drink alcohol a lot could this be fatty liver?
Gall bladder removal: Your fullness in your stomach may not have anything to do with your gall bladder removal and everything with your heavy drinking. You may have a gastritis of your stomach from the irritation from drinking. Stop the drinking to see if you will get better. Your stomach may take one or two weeks to heal. Add over the counter Prilosec which will help the healing process. ...Read more
Alt jumped from low 20's to 69 in about two years. Drink alcohol once a month but could this be from my biliary dyskinesia or sludge in my gallbladder?
Probably not, man: It's time to check you for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, and whether your alt returns to normal if you go off the bentyl (dicyclomine). An extreme athlete can have high alt from it, or there's plenty of non-alcoholic fatty liver even in young folks. While you're waiting, think about getting into a hard-core fitness-focused lifestyle. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had what a doctor thought could be a gallbladder attack. Ultrasound was inconclusive. Can I drink alcohol or will that cause an attack?
I have gastritis had gallbladder removed a year ago. Don't drink alcohol don't take any medicines. MRI show bile duct normal so what's the cause?
Yes, trial it first: Alcohol absorption or metabolism is not affected by the absence of the gallbladder. The liver should be able to handle moderate amounts of alcohol. However since bile, which would have once been stored in the gallbladder and release after meals, is now constantly expelled into the GI tract, you may find that the combination with alcohol may change your bowel habits. ...Read more
Timing: In general, one can return to light alcohol drinking in moderation with return to regular diet. The caveat is that: 1. You should not drink if you have other conditions that would be complicated or worsened by drinking, 2. You should not drink if taking certain medications (read lable/talk with pharmacist), 3. Do not drink if taking antibiotics, some recently taken antibiotics may also cause... ...Read more
Weigh carefully: Moderate drinking (2 drinks or less/day for men, and 1 drink or less/day for women) may protect against coronary artery disease and heart attack. Also this could raise levels of hdl, the "good" cholesterol, and reduce the risk of blood clots forming in coronary arteries. These small amounts could also reduce risk of dementia. Heavy drinking (4+ drinks/day, etc) negates these possible benefits. ...Read more
Alcohol, Dopamine: Alcohol increases the release of Dopamine in brain’s “reward center. By increasing Dopamine levels in the brain, alcohol tricks you into thinking that it’s actually making your feel great. The effect is that you keep drinking to get more Dopamine release, but at the same time you’re altering other brain chemicals that are enhancing feelings of depression. ...Read more
Not drink???: Your body, via your stomach, is telling you that you are taking in something that disagrees with it, and perhaps you should listen. You may already have gastritis or pancreatitis and the alcohol may be making these worse (or causing them, for that matter). When people keep doing something despite it causing them problems, then they have a problem with that "something, " whether alcohol or heroin. ...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
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