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I had open gallbladder removed out over a year ago but now my stomach is big. I have a fat pad in there and hate it. Is this caused from surgery?

I had open gallbladder removed  out over a year ago but now my stomach is big. I have a fat pad in there and hate it. Is this caused from surgery?

Unrelated: probably you are not eating before due to gall bladder attacks , now you are free , no longer has pain , eating better ( more ) , additional factor lack of exercise . If it is the cause modify your life style , be more active with exercises and healthy balanced diet. ...Read more

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I notice when i bend over it takes my breath away and causes sob. Heart checked ok. I have history of gerd, big stomach, & bloating. What could it be.?

I notice when i bend over it takes my breath away and causes sob. Heart checked ok. I have history of gerd, big stomach, & bloating. What could it be.?

Lung restriction: Obesity might be the cause. Bending over causes your abdomen to push upward against your diaphragms, restricting their movement when you attempt to take a breath. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder dysfunction cause big stomach?

Possibly: If you mean bloated with gas that is a possibility. Sometimes gallbladder dysfunction can lead to difficulty digesting fats which may leave you gassy and bloated. In fact, increased flatulence and belching are secondary symptoms of gallbladder disease. If it persists please check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Weight gain after eating disorder. After large dinner i immediately have big bowl of cereal etc. Will it damage my stomach/digestion/ cause diabetes?

Weight gain after eating disorder. After large dinner i immediately have big bowl of cereal etc. Will it damage my stomach/digestion/ cause diabetes?

Calories add up...: The extra bowl of cereal or other sweet item will easily add 300 calories. One can try drinking a cup of water the moment the urge to eat cereal comes, and then go right outside and walk around the block. That should help prevent ingesting those extra calories (especially sugar and carb calories). ...Read more

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How big does a splenic hemangioma have to be before it causes upper left abdominal pain?

How big does a splenic hemangioma have to be before it causes upper left abdominal pain?

Depends: Splenic hemangioma as the most common benign spleen condition. However, the condition can also be associated with other systemic condition such as: Klippel-Trénaunay-Weber syndrome, and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Depending on the size of hemangioma, he can cause splenic infarction or rupture, which can cause pain. ...Read more

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