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I had gall bladder surgery 2 weeks ago, I want to know what the recovery is before I can play racquet ball. How long before a person can play a vigorous active, such as, raquet ball after having your gall bladder removed.

While . While the general rule of thumb is 6 weeks, it can be shorter if it was done laparoscopically, if you are in otherwise good health and was relatively active before - it so, even as short as 2 weeks is possible. However if you are on other medications, such as corticosteroids, that may interfere with wound healing, it may take longer. In addition, if there is any redness or drainage from the wound, if you have other medical problems, such as diabetes, you have kidney or liver disease, history of poor healing, then you will also need longer period of time. As with any recovery after surgery, you need to resume activity in a graded manner, starting off lightly and increasing as you tolerate. Read more...
Considering . Considering you haven't provided any details about your surgery, open or laparoscopic, etc, the safest answer to provide is 6 weeks. Strenuous activity soon and you run the risk of developing a hernia at the operative site. Of course, you could ask your surgeon this question as well........ Read more...
At . At two weeks after uncomplicated gallbladder surgery, your physical activity should not be limited. As long as you are comfortable, you can play racquet ball at this point. Read more...
Ask Surgeon. Your surgeon will always be your best resource when it comes to returning to specific activities after surgery. He/she knows exactly what was done, how you are progressing, whether you have experienced any complications, and exactly what you are planning on doing. Remember that he/she is ultimately responsible for your care. Read more...

I had gall bladder surgery on august 37 and still having pain on right side where the scars are what is causing the pain?

Pain. Everyone heals at a different rate. You are only about 2 months postoperative. Surgical scars may have discomfort or sensitivity off ; on for months. If it is internal abdominal pains or if the incision discomfort persists, go back to see your surgeon. Read more...
Could be alot of. Things. I see your on Ibuprofen and if you take alot of it that can give you an ulcer which will give pain in that area. Could be a granuloma in the scar giving you pain. Lots of things can cause pain, best is to see your surgeon and get evaluated. Read more...

I had gall bladder surgery on august 27 and still having pain on my right side where my scars are what could be causing the pain?

See the surgeon. While this is likely to be normal postoperative pain, she should see her surgeon for an exam, and determination whether to order any blood tests or imaging studies to check for a bile leak, retained stone in the common bile duct, or a bile duct injury. The surgeon can only make this determination after seeing you. Read more...

What do you advise if I had gall bladder surgery about 4 months ago and for the last 2 weeks I haven't been able to eat anything?

Unrelated. If there was no difficulty in eating 4 months ago, one must distinguish whether there is a new swallowing problem arising in esophagus due to reflux or the problem is stomach emptying. This can all be resolved with an Upper GI series or gastroscopy. Read more...