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Dr. John Rimmer answered:

I have pain in my upper abdominal where I have a scar from my gallbladder removal in 05. Physical activity usually makes it sore. Ct show nothing?

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You most likely have an adhesion on the peritoneal side of the healed wound which can be painful. You may also have an incisional hernia . If you are having symptoms you should see the surgeon who did the procedure if possible
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Are scope gallbladder removal scars big?

No

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Most gallbladder removal scars are small. That's why they call it "bandaid surgery!" They should be less than an inch in length, although the one in the umbilicus can be a little larger if the gallbladder is full of stones or has a really large stone. There is now no reason to fear removing the gallbladder because of the scar as most people can have endoscopic removal.
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Dr. George T Tsai answered:

Laparoscopic gallbladder removal - where will my scars be?

Depends

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Camera port is usually in your belly button. Typically, up to 3 ports along your right rib cage. If appropriate, newer technique utilizes just one through your belly button if your surgeon is familiar with the approach
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered:

Can gall bladder removal still affect stomach after 2 years?

Not really

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if you continue to have a stomach problems two years after your surgery that mean you have a completely different problem people could have a stomach ulcer or hiatal hernia with the gallbladder disease removal of the gallbladder does not cure ulcer or treat reflux see your physician to determined what is causing your problem
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I went into HIDA scan while in pain. The test seemed to have aggravated my syptoms. The results however were normal. Do I need a gall bladder removal?

Maybe

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The Hida scan is not always abnormal with gall bladder disease. The fact that symptoms were mimicked by the test may mean gall bladder is an issue. Sometimes gb ejection fraction can be normal and there is a problem with the biliary duct at its entrance into the duodenum where is a muscle, called sphincter of Oddi,Sometimes spasm at this area can cause simiilar pain., called dyskinesia.
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered:

What are normal complications after gallbladder removal?

Long list

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there is a long list of a potential complication from gallbladder surgery do you mean what would you expect your body will do or complication that could happen during surgery and you might be feeling it now after surgery patient will feel tired, drained, fatigue some might not tolerate specific food some will have diarrhea some will have constipation some will have more pain than others ???
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered:

What to do if I have bleeding down below after gallbladder removal?

Kind of normal

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female could experience some hormonal changes that would affect their cycle after any surgery if persisted after more than two cycles see your physician or if it becomes too heavy do not wait see your physician
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered:

How to figure out why I can't lose weight after gallbladder removal?

Watch what to eat

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people after having their gallbladder remove could eat anything they want so they do gain weight having gallbladder surgery does not make people lose weight some might lose few pounds from any surgery you want to lose weight watch what you eat
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Dr. John J. Fung answered:

Have bloating since gallbladder removal January 17 what would be causing it?

Not uncommon

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After gallbladder surgery, some people have ongoing abdominal symptoms, such as pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea (postcholecystectomy syndrome). This occurs because of alterations in bile flow, which normally is stored in the gallbladder between meals and squeezed into the intestines after meals. Following cholecystectomy, the bile flows continuously into the intestines and cause irritation.
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck answered:

Could I still eat whatever I want after gallbladder removal can someone explai?

Yes

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no special diet after gallbladder surgery some people will experience loose bowel after a rich or fatty meal digestive system are not the same in all of us some tolerate food the others do not nothing to do with the surgery listen to your body what it is trying to tell you some food we like might not like us back
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