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Where Is The Gallbladder Located In The Female Body
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
Curious how your body works without the gallbladder and if you can still eat all the foods you like?
Still Works: The body works without a gallbladder. The gallbladder stores bile which helps us digest fatty foods. Without the gallbladder reservoir, we cannot release as much bile after a meal, so sometimes fatty meals are harder to digest. This tends to improve with time and a low fat diet can help, especially right after surgery if fatty meals are a problem. ...Read more
So im 26 female i had my gallbladder took out two months and 1 weeks ago and this past 2 weeks I have pain on my upper left side and lower right side?
Watch and ...: Your well described information seems suggesting the concern on indigestion so for the time being, watch if what you consumed have been causing indigestion, and then provide behavioral modification for healthy lifestyle. Meanwhile, collect and record the quality and quantity of symptoms with their sequence of events, and bring them to see your pcp or the surgeon for detailing your concern... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fat digestion issues: The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile, which is produced by the liver and used by your body to absorb fat in the gut. When you eat fat, a hormone called cck signals the gallbladder to release bile. If the gallbladder is removed, the bile cannot be released all at once, so some fat is not absorbed. It is then passed out as diarrhea. A diet low in fat, and smaller meals will reduce that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 24 yro female. I had my gallbladder out. When I bend over I have pain in my upper right abdoman it feels.Like something is flipping over why?
May be adhesions: Even with lap. Cholecystectmy, some times adhesion's will form at peritonial entry site , they may be causing your symptoms, which will resolve with time, or developing a small hernia at the port site where the trochor was introduced. See your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 23, female, average build and fairly healthy. How soon do you believe I could fly a two and half hour flight after the removal of my gallbladder?
A week: generally speaking after general anesthesia, and laproscopic surgery, and having a permission from your own surgeon, you could safely fly for two and half hours a week after the operation assumimg you do not have to lift any luggage or any personal bag that have more than 10-15 lbs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer