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Why Does Your Gallbladder Hurt After Quit Alcohol
Can heavy daily alcohol use cause gallstones. Or damage to the gallbladder. Quit drinkin now gallbladder attacks afta fatty foods. Did alcohol do this?
Yes: Heavy alcohol use can damage your liver fist. The gallbladder is part of biliary system- same as liver. Alcohol can also trigger pancreatitis, that also can be triggered by gallstones. Fatty foods can trigger gallbladder pain. Basically, the point is that everything is related, and I highly recommend for you to stop drinking and eating fatty foods. ...Read more
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
Alcohol does: Not damage liver directly, but it can damage liver, which, in turn, can affect gallbladder function. Also, abnormal liver functions tests can be caused by either liver or gallbladder disease, confusing the clinical picture. Alcohol in large amounts can also cause ulcers, nerve and brain damage, lots of other bad things. ...Read more
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 more
No effect: Alcohol does not effect the GB. Rather in excess it effects sites it comes in contact with directly or indirectly. Here oral cavity lesions, esophageal lesions and gastriis are not uncommon. There is a secondary effect where patients who are alcoholic can develop severe pancreatitis. ...Read more
No: Alcohol does not have direct relationship to gallbladder disease. However, alcohol can affect the composition of bile salts to cholesterols and fatty acids. This can lead to gallstone formation and subsequent gallbladder "attacks". This is usually manifested as right upper abdominal pain following meals.. Alcohol does have direct toxic affects to the liver and pancreas as well as the brain.. ...Read more
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Yes, trial it first: Alcohol absorption or metabolism is not affected by the absence of the gallbladder. The liver should be able to handle moderate amounts of alcohol. However since bile, which would have once been stored in the gallbladder and release after meals, is now constantly expelled into the GI tract, you may find that the combination with alcohol may change your bowel habits and/or lead to some heartburn. ...Read more
Carefully: Its probably safe to gingerly begin to drink if you must. Avoid dangerous drinking. ...Read more
Most likely: I'm not aware of any medical condition associated with having a gall bladder removed that precludes one from drinking alcohol. There are a lot of medical reasons for avoiding alcohol, so check with your doctor and make sure you do not have one: eg: blood pressure problems, obesity, gastritis, other medications, liver disease, a substance use disorder, insomnia, anger issues, etc.. ...Read more
I have pain in neck and shoulder when ingesting alcohol. Pain hits immediately and lasts a half hour. Not a frequent drinker. Gallbladder removed 10 yrs?
Abstain completely!: You may have some anatomical abnormality if the pain is immediate. Go see a good ENT and may need an MRI of head a neck area. Good luck! ...Read more
Stabbed in the liver iver 2 mouths ago and witch my gallbladder got damaged wirch led to tge removal of it I was wondering is it ok to consume alcohol?
The GB does not-: -have anything 2 do with ETOH metabolism, but the liver is. The answer would depend on Ur liver function tests. Ur doctor can then advise U about it. Even with a normal functioning liver ETOH intake in excess can damage it. ...Read more
Ex heavy drinker. Got gallbladder symptoms for 1yr. 3 sets of blood normal with US and abdo X-ray. Could alcohol have triggered gallbladder problems?
Bad gallbladder: Fever, vomiting, pain in upper belly, usually right sided, bloating, belching, worse after eating fatty (or other) foods, getting worse over time, several weeks to months, and family history are all symptoms of a bad gallbladder. Hydrate, avoid fatty foods, if initial imaging is negative ask for nuclear TECH HIDA scan and surgery consult. Take friend with you. Be well. ...Read more
What will happen if you drink alcohol after gallbladder surgery? I have a party coming up and after reading from others I am really scared what happen
I have chronis diahrea, drink a lot of alcohol, and a pain in my gallbladder. How can I help decrease diarehea and what foods/vitamins can I eat to hel?
After: You have healed for several days, after you are eating well without nausea or pain, after you have stopped taking pain medications, ; after approved by your surgeon. ...Read more
Can my low-functioning gallbladder affect how I handle alcohol? I have a headache the next day from even 1/2 glass of wine or 1/2 a beer.
Can alcohol cause cholecystitis? Or any damage to gallbladder? . Intense gallbladder pain for 1yr afta quoting heavy drinking. US, BLOODS normal?
It is the pancreas.:
alcohol usually affect the pancreas, and the attack is very similar to the gallbladder attack.
make sure you have it checked by checking the pancreatic enzymes, like amylase, and lipase, in addition to the liver enzymes.
it is important to do that, because acute pancreatitis not only painful, but it could be dangerous.
so please have it checked, and you might want to slow down on the alcohol. ...Read more
Only GGT levels were high 150 why? He had gallbladder removed due to gallstones 1 year ago. He socially drinks alcohol. High tryglecirides and rbc.
GGT nonspecific enzy: An elevated GGT level suggests that something is damaging the liver but does not indicate specifically what. Could be from liver, pancreas even heart as well as other sources. ...Read more
I have had my gallbladder removed a year ago and im still getting a feeling of fullness/pain there I do drink alcohol a lot could this be fatty liver?
Gall bladder removal: Your fullness in your stomach may not have anything to do with your gall bladder removal and everything with your heavy drinking. You may have a gastritis of your stomach from the irritation from drinking. Stop the drinking to see if you will get better. Your stomach may take one or two weeks to heal. Add over the counter Prilosec which will help the healing process. ...Read more
Alt jumped from low 20's to 69 in about two years. Drink alcohol once a month but could this be from my biliary dyskinesia or sludge in my gallbladder?
Probably not, man: It's time to check you for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, and whether your alt returns to normal if you go off the bentyl (dicyclomine). An extreme athlete can have high alt from it, or there's plenty of non-alcoholic fatty liver even in young folks. While you're waiting, think about getting into a hard-core fitness-focused lifestyle. Best wishes. ...Read more
Upper right quadrant pain immediately after intake of alcohol. Burning sensation that causes sweating. Gallbladder removal in 2011.
I had what a doctor thought could be a gallbladder attack. Ultrasound was inconclusive. Can I drink alcohol or will that cause an attack?
What else has symptoms similar to gallbladder pain? Gallbladder was removed 1 year ago. Ct, blood tests normal. Pain is worse when consuming alcohol.
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