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Why Do People Have Their Gallbladder Removed
I had my gallbladder removed april 2013. Is it normal for some people to take a year or more for stomach to get adjusted without gallbladder?
Maybe: Not sure what you mean by the term "adjusted", but it can take a while. Diarrhea would be one side effect that can be treated with a medication called cholestyramine. It is also possible that some symptoms were present before the gallbladder removal, and were not noticed due to gallbladder symptoms. Now that the gallbladder is gone, they are more noticeable. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Did anyone tried to create bile(about 30 times concentrated, like produced by the gall bladder)for people who had their gallbladder removed.?
Tell me the survival rate for people who have cirrhosis of liver, also need to have their gallbladder removed?
Variable course: The survival rate depends on a number of factors, including the cause of cirrhosis; is the cause persisting, what treatment is being administered, how compliant is the person with the treatment. Gall bladder removal is not likely to affect the course of cirrhosis. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/cirrhosis-liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benefits v. Risks: Most people do very, very well after having their gallbladder removed. Like any operation, there are risks associated with the surgery, yet these are rare. App. 20% may develop diarrhea after surgery, especially with fatty foods; however, this usually resolves in time. More importantly, the pain from gallbladder attacks that prompted the need for surgery will never return. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovery : Your first visit with your surgeon after gallbladder removal should be in 5 to 10 days. If you are not feeling close to yourself, then report your symptoms. Recovery is challenging and has ups and downs. Fever and vomiting green require a call to your surgery care team. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your surgeon: The exact same pain may mean you have a retained gallstone floating in the common bile duct -- the main drainage tube of the liver to the small intestine. A stone can escape the gallbladder during surgery or have been there before surgery. You may also have another disease, such as an ulcer, incomplete stomach emptying, or other disorders. See your surgeon to discuss this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iv had my gallbladder removed but still get pain like i did when it was still there. No scans are confirming what's causing it. Please help?
See GI Doctor: Postcholecystectomy syndrome is the persistence or return of RUQ abd pain following gallbladder removal. This is due to non-biliary causes (irritable bowel, ulcer dz, gerd, etc), organic biliary dz (common duct stones/stricture/cancer), or functional biliary disease (sphincter of oddi dysfunction). I advise GI work up to include labs, ultrasound+/-ercp, depending on above results. ...Read more
The gall bladder: Makes and secretes bile, which aides in breaking down fatty acids. Some people have no problems eating any foods after their gall bladder is removed, as we have other mechanisms to help break down fats, but generally speaking, it is best to avoid fatty foods anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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