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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Postcholecystectomy Syndrome

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I was recently diagnosed with postcholecystectomy syndrome. What should I do now?

I was recently diagnosed with postcholecystectomy syndrome. What should I do now?

Vague diagnosis: The loss of the gallbladder should not lead to any long term sequelae. The gall bladder is a non vital storage vessel only, and not particularly important in a first world country. You still have all your bile, so there's no significant GI disruption. If you have urgency, try Imodium (loperamide) AD as needed. Eat a balanced diet, add yogurt, and good hydration. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is it like to have postcholecystectomy syndrome or pcs after gallbladder removal surgery?

What is it like to have postcholecystectomy syndrome or pcs after gallbladder removal surgery?

Pain, : PCS affects bout 15% of patients after gallbladder surgery. It is due to continuously increased bile flow into the upper GI tract. Most common symptoms are pain, diarrhea, nausea and bloating specially after eating dairy products or fatty meals. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for rotor syndrome?

What treatments are available for rotor syndrome?

None required: Rotor syndrome is a problem with the liver storing bilirubin, so bilirubin can leak in the blood stream and affect blood tests. It is a benign condition and no treatment is required. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hellp syndrome?

What is the treatment for hellp syndrome?

Delivery promptly.: Prompt delivery of the fetus(es) and placenta(s) is the only way to treat hellp syndrome. Temporizing measures such as Magnesium Sulfate for maternal seizure prophylaxis and blood pressure control are essential for maternal support but do not treat the underlying pathophysiology. ...Read more

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What is treatment for bartters syndrome ?

What is treatment for bartters syndrome
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Long answer: Bartter's syndrome is an inherited defect in how the kidney handles salt and potassium. Sodium and potassium supplements (maybe calcium and magnesium too) are needed to keep everything in balance. Blood pressure medications are used to help correct the kidney problems. No heavy exercise so you do not become dehydrated. That can cause worse problems with salt & potassium. Eat potassium rich foods. ...Read more

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Raynouds syndrome and Cialis as treatment?

Raynouds syndrome and Cialis as treatment?

Possible: Though not fda approved for raynauds , there are several scientific paper supporting the use of the pde-5 inhibitors such as cialis, viagra, and Levitra (vardenafil) on raynauds. Anyone who has taken those drugs will attest to the generalized vasodilation they cause. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for reyes syndrome?

What are the treatments for reyes syndrome?

Reye's syndrome: is fortunately a very rare disorder that requires hospital treatment. It is mostly supportive care with IV fluids, glucose, diuretics, antiseizure medicines, etc. There is no cure. It is just supporting the patient through the acute phase and hopefully to recovery. ...Read more