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I had gallbladder surgery 2 weeks ago is it normal for it to ache in spot gallbladder was at still..

I had gallbladder surgery 2 weeks ago is it normal for it to ache in spot gallbladder was at still..

Yes: Postoperative discomfort in the upper abdomen or at the incision sites after laparoscopic surgery is common and normal. The discomofirt resolves over some weeks. Avoid eating fatty foods ; avoid constipation. Walk. See your surgeon for follow up after surgery. Call your surgeon if you have concerns, fevers, repeated vomiting or increasing pain. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Gallbladder (Definition)

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


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I had gallbladder removal a week ago, and I still hurt badly. There is a very hard spot on my abdomen b/w incisions that feels hot. Is this normal?

I had gallbladder removal a week ago, and I still hurt badly. There is a very hard spot on my abdomen b/w incisions that feels hot. Is this normal?

Maybe: It's really difficult to determine if it's normal healing without examining in person. If it gets worse and worse prior to your follow up appointment, i would get it checked sooner or go to the er after hours. ...Read more

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Feeling of an air bubble after gallbladder surgery 5 days ago between the top incision and the top right one. Like pressure in that one spot. Normal?

Feeling of an air bubble after gallbladder surgery 5 days ago between the top incision and the top right one. Like pressure in that one spot. Normal?

Yes: If there is no redness and drainage from incisions, it is most likely ok. Even though you have small incisions - they go through muscle and bruising can cause some extra pain. If you are allowed you may try some Motrin couple times to see if it will help with this pain. ...Read more

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Could costochondritis be mistaken for gallbladder pain? Pain about an inch below ribs but u/s normal. V sore on palpation at that spot.

Could costochondritis be mistaken for gallbladder pain? Pain about an inch below ribs but u/s normal. V sore on palpation at that spot.

Possible : There are many thing that can cause pain in that location, including muscle cramps of the abdominal wall. It is also possible for the gallbladder to cause pain without stones. Its a bit much on sort out definitely on a short answer forum like this, so discuss with your provider. If not severe, may be ok to watch for a while. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can IBS or gastroparisis cause constant ruq tenderness in the exact same spot everyday since may? I have no gallbladder and doc says my organs are ok.

Can IBS or gastroparisis cause constant ruq tenderness in the exact same spot everyday since may? I have no gallbladder and doc says my organs are ok.

Not uncommon: Many patients tend to get pain in that region. However, there is still the possibility of a retained common bile duct stone and your doctor can help sort through this. ...Read more

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New spot found on liver thru ct.Early bt show increase liver enzymes.Us show fullness kidney & cyst on gallbladder.What does this mean?

New spot found on liver thru ct.Early bt show increase liver enzymes.Us show fullness kidney & cyst on gallbladder.What     does this mean?

Hard to say: Have you had a colonoscopy? It is hard to say what the spot on your liver is without looking at your films... This could be a simple cyst, but if it is new, it could be a colon cancer (or other kind of tumor). You need a proper exam, including a colonoscopy if you haven't had one yet. If that is negative, it may require a biopsy. ...Read more

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Discomfort in the epigastric /left hypochondric region for 5 mons last week pain increased to 3 on daily bases and now a sneeze or cough is a 10 with lasting pain of 5 xrays show no breaks CT show 6mm spot on L lung. gall bladder removed 10yrs ?

Discomfort in the epigastric /left hypochondric region for 5 mons last week pain increased to 3 on daily bases and now a sneeze or cough is a 10 with lasting pain of 5 xrays show no breaks CT show 6mm spot on L lung. gall bladder removed 10yrs  ?

More info needed: and more work up, blood work, bone scan and other tests, may be needed, more important is thorough history and physical exam. I recommend going to a tertiary care hospital or a university hospital for better workup and easy referral amongst different services if needed, you can start with the pulmonary medicine, as the spot on your left lung is relevant, good luck ...Read more

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Can a gallbladder make the belly swell up and be mrisrabile. And hurtin spots when it only works at 7%?

Can a gallbladder make the belly swell up and be mrisrabile. And hurtin spots when it only works at 7%?

Yes: Technically, a bad gallbladder doesn't actually make your abdomen objectively swell much, but it can sure make one feel very bloated and gassy. And a 7% ejection fraction is very low and indicates a dysfunctional gb. ...Read more

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I had gallbladder surgery just over a week ago and shortly after coming home during recovery I have developed a constant itch and some red spots on my?

I had gallbladder surgery just over a week ago and shortly after coming home during recovery I have developed a constant itch and some red spots on my?

It is likely that: you have an allergic reaction or sensitivity to a medication you have been given or to the cleansing solution utilized at the time of your surgery. You could try some OTC benadryl or other antihistamine medication to see if it improves. Contacting your surgeon would also be appropriate. ...Read more

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Just had a ultrasound of the liver, gallbladder done...there were several spots (apox 7 maybe more) I could see. I know ive had gallstones since 2011 ?

Gallstones: Gallstones are a common finding. 1 in 10 patients have gallstones, and the gallbladder does not need to be removed unless the stones have started causing problems such as Biliary colic, cholecystitis, or pancreatitis. If you are having abdominal pain, it may be a good idea to take your test results and see a surgeon and get an expert opinion whether removal is beneficial in your circumstance. ...Read more

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Are yellow spots on both eyes in exactly the same place normal? Gallbladder removed and liver issues are ruled out.

Are yellow spots on both eyes in exactly the same place normal? Gallbladder removed and liver issues are ruled out.

Pinguecula: Pingueculas are yellow, slightly raised areas next the the colored part of the eye. They are caused by sun exposure and are completely harmless. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my tonsils with no fever. i have been like this for over a week and have no cold symptoms. Also have gallbladder pain ?

I have white spots on my tonsils with no fever. i have been like this for over a week and have no cold symptoms. Also have gallbladder pain 
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"Cryptic": tonsils is a name for tonsils with craters containing mucous and usually associated with frequent attacks of tonsillitis. You may need them removed!! See an ENT (Ear Nose Throat ) Specialist!
The "gallbladder" pain is a whole different issue ..MORE INFO is needed about that....

Hope this helps
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Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?

Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?

Not OK!: You report a number of medical concerns and complaints so you must, as soon as possible, make an appointment to see your primary doctor.
Much of your complaints can be carefully controlled. ...Read more

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What is a restricted gallbladder?

What is a restricted gallbladder?

Constricted?: There is no term "restricted" that I have heard of in 30 years, but there is "constricted", which means the gallbladder is very small, due to increased muscle activity in the wall of the gallbladder. Could be a normal finding, depends on whether you have had a fatty meal before the ultrasound that detected it. If you have symptoms with pain in the abdomen, additional testing is needed. ...Read more

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What is a constricted gallbladder?

What is a constricted gallbladder?

Contracted?: Contracted gallbladders are small on imaging(ultrasound or ct). Can be normal if the gallbladder recently emptied. It can be seen usually in older patients who have diseased gallbladders that have just scarred down over time.. If the gallbladder does not empty with stimulation during a hida scan, the term biliary dyskinesia is used. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more