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Post Gallbladder Removal Problems
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
No: Unless there is a severe illness such as myxedema from neglected and untreated hypothyroid condition. ...Read more
Your Surgeon or...: Any problems in the first weeks after your surgery need to be reported to your surgeon, their office, or covering physician. If you are 4-6 weeks out, consider your primary provider or a gastroenterologist, depending on your other medical history. ...Read more
Can an MRI move or do damage to clips inside a persons body?#nqlu i had a lap. Gallbladder removal surgery and I have clips in from that and had an MRI years later and really have had a lot of problems since, not sure if it would have happened without the
Can you tell me what to do if i realized that i might have my period on the day of my gallbladder removal surgery. Will this be a problem?
No problem: Shouldn't have any affect on your ability to have the surgery done. ...Read more
I have severe diarrhea after gallbladder removal. Questrin and whelcol helps for a short time but still have major problems with diarrhea?
Bile diarrhea: After gallbladder removal or ERCP sphincterotomy bile enters the upper intestine more freely. Bile can be irritating to the intestine and colon in some people and you may be one of those sensitive to bile. Questran (cholestyramine) is a bile binder and usually manages this type of diarrhea. You may increase your questran (cholestyramine). Okay to check with your surgeon and GI doc about this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could there be a bigger problem? Gallbladder removal, ibs, total thyroidectomy, fibroid on my uterus, and now extreme rectal bleeding. I'm 22. Help!
Go to ER: Any extreme bleeding usually means a serious problem. Since you are sitting at a computer emailing it is doubtful that it is extreme and it may be a minor rectal tear or hemorrhoid if there is bright red blood. You may need help with anxiety after getting the rectal bleeding under control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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