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How does having cholecystitis change things?
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Surgery?
If you have cholecystitis (gallbladder infection) generally surgical removal of your gallbladder is necessary and recommended.
After surgery, in addition to post operative discomfort, loose stools and nausea are common but generally resolve over time.

In brief: Surgery?
If you have cholecystitis (gallbladder infection) generally surgical removal of your gallbladder is necessary and recommended.
After surgery, in addition to post operative discomfort, loose stools and nausea are common but generally resolve over time.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Surgery?
Cholecystitis means your gallbladder is inflammed.
The diagnosis is typically based on radiologic, ultrasound, or nuclear medicine criteria--these studies typically ordered in response to symptoms. Untreated cholecystitis may resolve but may progress. If the latter, a semi-elective surgery may become an emergency one. Talk to your doctor. Gallbladder surgeries are so common & routine now-a-days.

In brief: Surgery?
Cholecystitis means your gallbladder is inflammed.
The diagnosis is typically based on radiologic, ultrasound, or nuclear medicine criteria--these studies typically ordered in response to symptoms. Untreated cholecystitis may resolve but may progress. If the latter, a semi-elective surgery may become an emergency one. Talk to your doctor. Gallbladder surgeries are so common & routine now-a-days.
Dr. Charles Cattano
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