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Can antibiotics help with gallbladder disease?

Can antibiotics help with gallbladder disease?

No: Antibiotics do not help with gallbladder disease except in the case of gallbladder infection, in which case they are only useful as an adjunct to surgery. ...Read more

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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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Which antibiotics help your gallbladder?

Which antibiotics help your gallbladder?

Gallbladder ABX: Unless your gallbladder is infected (acute cholecystitis) then you do not need antibiotics for gallstone disease. ...Read more

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Will antibiotics treat gallbladder attacks?

Will antibiotics treat gallbladder attacks?

Gallbladder Attacks: If the gallbladder is inflamed then antibiotics can be used to treat the acute infection. However, the definitive treatment for gallbladder attacks is surgery to have the gallbladder removed. This is a very common surgery and can be done on an outpatient basis. ...Read more

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I don't drink no gallbladder, pain on my right side, lipase came back 59 i was on an antibiotic when i took the test could that rise my lipase. ?

I don't drink no gallbladder, pain on my right side, lipase came back 59 i was on an antibiotic when i took the test could that rise my lipase. ?

Yes: Many different classes of antibiotics can cause an elevation in lipase as a result of pancreatitis. Macrolides (azithromycin and its relatives), sulfa drugs (like bactrim), quinolones (like levaquin), and some other less commonly used antibiotics have all been implicated. Check with your doctor if there is any concern, and if you should continue the medication (if you haven't already finished). ...Read more

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F, 63, what can mom eat afterercp?She's on antibiotic as she's low fever 2 days ago, but back to normal now.Doc suggest 2do gallbladder removal in july.

F, 63, what can mom eat afterercp?She's on antibiotic as she's low fever 2 days ago, but back to normal now.Doc suggest 2do gallbladder removal in july.

Low fat diet: If she has symptoms due gall stones the way you are describing need removal it is a simple low risk procedure , follow your doctors advise.Balanced low fat diet may help to prevent an attach. ...Read more

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6 days post op gallbladder removal loose stools no diarrhea soft and fluffy green and yellow in color no antibiotics or any meds also no other issues?

6 days post op gallbladder removal loose stools no diarrhea soft and fluffy green and yellow in color no antibiotics or any meds also no other issues?

Steatorrhea: It sounds like you have some fat malabsorption after your surgery, which may not be unusual. If your skin or eyes are yellow or you feel itchy, that may suggest more of a problem. Check with your surgeon for more information. ...Read more

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F, 63, what 2 eat after ercp-1 stone removed?On antibiotic 4 low fever (2 days) but back 2 normal.Doc suggest 2 do gallbladder removal in 3mth. Series?

F, 63, what 2 eat after ercp-1 stone removed?On antibiotic 4 low fever (2 days) but back 2 normal.Doc suggest 2 do gallbladder removal in 3mth. Series?

Gallbladder: It should be removed even sooner as you will be a risk of getting the same problem again. A stone can obstruct the pancreatic duct and cause inflammation of pancreas or simply just cause abdominal colic by obstructing th bile duct and increased risk of infection. ...Read more

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Doc said I have protein in my pee and have a gallbladder infection. Antibiotics not working in so much pain with my back and peeing blood what to do?

Doc said I have protein in my pee and have a gallbladder infection. Antibiotics not working in so much pain with my back and peeing blood what to do?

Here are some ...: Backache on one side + bloody urine should warrant an evaluation for possible ureteral stone. Slight protein in urinalysis may not be significant. Gallbladder belongs to GI system, not urinary. How to tie all these together? Bring the info stressing the quality, quantity, and sequence of events of all symptoms over time to Doc for analysis + physicals + tests so to deduce right Dx for right Rx... ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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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