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Where Is Your Gallbladder Located In The Body
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 had my gallbladder removed a month ago, does this effect at all the way your body breaks down alcohol?
No: NO- it can affect the way your body breaks down fats the liver does all of the filtering. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 1inch pseudocyst in the body of my pancreas.My dr. Believes its caused by my gallbladder & wants to remove it, i don't agree but should I do it?
Get another opinion: Pseudocysts can resolve without treatment, & may not need addressing if they are small & asymptomatic. If you have had pancreatitis due to gallstones (which is one way you get a pseudocyst), that is a serious issue & should be treated by removing the gall bladder. Once the gall bladder is full of stones & inflammation it doesn't work normally & can cause many serious problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had my gallbladder removed last month and now ive noticed that i have a body ordor but now i smell even after i shower.
How long does it take your body to get back to normal after having your gallbladder out and do you have to eat low fat foods after the operation?
1 week: Typically 5-7 days to return to work full time. Could be as little as 2-3 days. Most could also go back to working out in a gym in 2-3 weeks depending on comfort level. Low fat diets are typically not necessary unless freq loose stools are an issue. ...Read more
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