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I'm 2 wks post op after gallbladder surgery and I get really weak still is this normal?

I'm 2 wks post op after gallbladder surgery and I get really weak still is this normal?

Yes: Becoming fatigued easily is very common after abdominal surgery, and can last for months is some cases, bit should not be that long after laparoscopic surgery. Make sure to bring it up with your surgeon at the postop appointment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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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Steady dull pain under right ribcage after lap gallbladder surgery today is 1 wk post op feels unusual and if I press down hurts worse. normal?

Steady dull pain under right ribcage after lap gallbladder surgery today is 1 wk post op feels unusual and if I press down hurts worse. normal?

Cholecystectomy: it would not be unusual to have some postoperative pain a week after a cholecystectomy. If it is getting worse instead of better, or you have more concerns, contact the doctor who did your surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Week and half post op gallbladder lap. My question is what are the chances of surgery risk now? I still have general aces. Also what are leak symtoms?

Week and half post op gallbladder lap. My question is what are the chances of surgery risk now? I still have general aces. Also what are leak symtoms?

Low: Being in recovery after your surgery with an improving course, your overall risk for gallbladder disease has been sucessfully decreased. A post gallbladder bile leak is also low risk. Okay to check in with your surgeon for Post OP visit, take friend with you. Be well. ...Read more

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Sir my one more Question is there any pain after laproscopy gallbladder surgery?

Sir my one more Question is there any pain after laproscopy gallbladder surgery?

Yes: There is pain after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, but it is quite manageable. While there is variability in pain perception and tolerance, the vast majority of people are back to normal activities in 1-2 weeks, and mostly pain free in 3-6 weeks. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about post gallbladder surgery question?

Can you tell me about post gallbladder surgery question?

You can ask your: surgeon or try us. Please submit a clear & specific question about your cholycystectomy. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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It took me 5 weeks to get my gall bladder surgery scheduled, during that time I lost between 20-25 lbs now a week post op I have lost additional 7 lbs?

It took me 5 weeks to get my gall bladder surgery scheduled, during that time I lost between 20-25 lbs now a week post op I have lost additional 7 lbs?

Post Cholecystectomy: Weight loss due to gallbladder diseases as well as post operative weight loss are extremely common. If you were overweight to begin with this is likely beneficial however if you were normal weight before, you may need some supplemental nutrition. I suggest you discuss this in person with your primary MD. You can make a plan thst is tailored to your unique situation. Best of luck and heal up swiftly ...Read more

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I am two weeks post-op from a gall bladder removal surgery. The surgical pain is gone and now i have gotten terrible back pain. What's wrong?

I am two weeks post-op from a gall bladder removal surgery. The surgical pain is gone and now i have gotten terrible back pain. What's wrong?

See your surgeon: back pain after gallbladder surgery make us worry about the pancreas,could be a simple problem from sleeping more and laying on the bad mattress more than usual,but i will check with my surgeon,let them know about how you feel,if you are my patient ,i want to know. ...Read more

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Ok to take imodium (loperamide) for post op diarrhea from gallbladder surgery?

Ok to take imodium (loperamide) for post op diarrhea from gallbladder surgery?

Depends: When was your surgery? Would not want to combine immodium & narcotic pain pills. Best is to address the issue first with avoiding fried, fatty, greasy foods. Drink plenty of water. Check with your doctor or surgeon before adding medication like this. Immidium will not correct the cause if the diarrhea either & likely to have better results with prescription cholestyramine. See your doctor. ...Read more

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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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