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Gallbladder Problems

Also known as Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis, Cholestasis

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  • Newby Gallbladder operation still waiting nearly a year on .

    Hi I have just signed up . Brief history . I was diagnosed over a year ago usual gallstones need a operation urgent is my consultant's words not mine as I had been hospitalized several times . The pain as you all know is unbearable ,but after a year of agony I am now taking action . There is …

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  • Post gallbladder issues

    Has anyone had constipation and at the same time  small soft incomplete stools and painful bloating 5 months after gallbladder surgery?   This is my latest problem.  And...I can hardly eat much due to the bloating and pain.  I have upped my water intake and eating a better …

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  • Nausea 12 weeks after gallbladder removal

    Had my gallbladder removed 12 weeks ago due to pain from 1 large stone. Had the dreaded diarrhea for 8 weeks but has settled. Have the most horrendous nausea I have ever experienced. It's worse in the mornings and I can hardly get out of bed its that bad. Some days it goes by lunchtime and I …

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  • Day 7 post OP

    I am now day 7 post op from having my gall bladder removed. The majority of the pain has gone but I am noticing issues with eating. I stayed on an all liquid diet for 5 days after the operation, but I have slowly started on solids. Vegetable soup, rice, cereal. Unfortunately, I can only eat a few …

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  • Gallbladder is gone so where is this pain from?

    HI Had the dreaded gallbladder removed last June after only 7 months of pain (so I'm pretty lucky). Everything went well, home the same day - took a good 4 weeks to feel totally better after the op but eating was ok and I don't seem to be affected by bowel issues like some people. Only …

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  • I may need to have my gallbladder removed, & I am really worried!

    In June, I found out that I have a few gallstones. I’ve been dealing with them for 4-5 years now & was always told it was GERD. I never once thought my gallbladder was to blame because my symptoms weren’t as severe as others. Over that course of time, I probably have had a handful of attacks. I …

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  • is it gall bladder problems ?

    so i have been felling nauseous for around 2 years now with reflux, heartburn, abdominal pain and discomfort, i have had a endoscopy, a ultra sound and a ct scan which found nothing. the endoscopy and ultra sound were done 2 years ago when this all started and the ct scan was done recently. but …

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  • At last!!

    Hi all, So, six weeks after my gallbladder removal, alot of pain, tears and despair, I can say that for the last couple of days I have felt well! Long may it continue and I hope that everyone doesn't give up and improves too, a three year journey that I hope has ended. 😁

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  • HRT after gallbladder removal

    I am trying to reach Gillypoo who posted 3 years ago if taking HRT would cause her problems after gallbladder surgery, as I just had the gallbladder surgery and am taking HRT, hoping she see's this or anyone else may have this experience or concern?  Thank you in advance! 

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  • I’ve had pain under my right rib for 5 months.

    Amylase, lipase are slightly elevated. IgG4 elevated as well. Normal X-ray, ultrasound, mri, CT, endoscopy, HIDA scan and ultrasound by endoscopy.  Pain continues under right rib. Some fever/hot flashes. Some pain with exertion.  I’ve confused the doctors. Can anyone help?

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  • Reflux and heartburn after gallbladder surgery

    Has anyone  suffer or has suffered from  bad chest pain with heartburn after gallbladder removal? Iam eating a very low fat diet, in fact no fat at all, and I still get most times pain in chest with burning. I would like to hear from anybody that has the same and if anything helped to …

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  • Just diagnosed with gallstones

    So I have had three nasty biliary colic attacks and been put on a list for an operation.  Over the last 5 weeks I’ve been eating ice cream a lot so that’s not happening anymore. I have read loads and the suggestions are to eat low fat. I’m scared of getting infections and pancreatitis. Any …

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  • Concerned about my gallbladder

    For 3 years now I have been having gallbladder/gallstone issues.  I had my first attack three years ago and when to the hospital.  After a few hours the pain subsided and I went home.  I continue to have episodes (anywhere from 1-2 a month). I have had a ct scan that shows multiple …

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  • Suspected Gallstones - HELP!

    Hi everyone! Over the last 3 month I have been getting a severe pain in my upper right stomach under my ribs which was so intense it caused nausea, vomiting and light/loose stools 🤢 thought it was just a tummy bug or something but in the end I went to the doctors 2 weeks ago realising that …

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  • First day post OP of gall bladder surgery removal

    I expected pains around where they did the incisions for the laproscopy, however, I didn't expect the same kinds of pains in my stomach as I had pre op. I still feel pains and crampiness in my stomach. It makes me concerned. Has anyone else experienced this? Were you concerned that it was …

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  • Questran

    Just wondering if anyone takes Questron and if so does it help you to eat fatty foods better and do you get any side effects ? Dr as just prescribed it for me but I only get diarrhoea if I eat higher fat . Just hoping it doesn't cause more bloating and cramps . !! .

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  • ive been so anxious for months now..what to do?

    3 years ago my gallbladder hurts so much then doctor told me that it was dried and give me meds after I've been ok.But for this past months i have been suffering again in the upper middle abdominal pain and just a month ago doctor diagnosed me having polyp on my gallbladder and didn't give …

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  • Midriff Pain

    I was diagnosed with a gall stone last year and have had only a couple 'attacks' with it and they have not been too severe. After this last one my midriff area feels sore inside and tender to touch. Is this normal? My doctor says she is not doing anything about it and to ' wait and see&# …

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  • How big is your gallstones

    just wonder what's the biggest gallstone out there mine ic 29 MM. and finally getting it removed  after years of putting it off because started to affect my liver 

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  • Who else has had gallstone pain on left side not right?

    I have been back and forth from drs and still no answers I've been in pain now on and off for the last 6-7 months and having really bad attacks of pain mainly in my left side under my rib and in my back and also I am bloating out most days and the last month I have been in pain every single day. …

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  • Gallbladder or heart problems?

    I have had gerd for 3 years now. Just always took an acid reducer and that was that. The past couple weeks, it has gotten way worse and I have been throwing up almost every meal. So the gastroenterologist suggested my gallbladder is bad. I have had an ultrasound of it and they claim it's in …

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  • Pain all day

    I've been having gallbladder attacks for few months it used to be once a week lasting about 2 hours now it's every day lasting about 10 hours . Been to hospital on Saturday was put on morfine went to gp Monday and was given oral morfine and anti sickness pain is awful and I feel like a …

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  • Gallstones

    Hi. I’ve recently been diagnosed with stage 1 liver disease. I have turned my liver function around somewhat but I believe I’m really suffering from gallstones. I’ve had several ‘attacks’ from what I’m assuming is a gallstone passing. The pain is literally at the sternum area and radiates approx 10 …

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  • Gallstone but no action required?

    Hi all! I’ve posted on here ages ago about the same problem, a few months down the line and I’ve finally been diagnosed with a gallstone (went for a scan last Thursday and saw the 4mm thing with my own eyes) it’s right on the neck as well, which means it’ll be on the move anytime soon, and we all …

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  • Post surgery pain

    Had my gallbladder removed yesterday 7/24 in the morning. Swelling and pain is intense today and it hurts to breathe. I was told about 4 days of bad pain but I can not even stand right now. Does it get worse before it gets better.

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  • 4 weeks post gallbladder surgery

    I had emergency gallbladder surgery and had to have a drain for a week. The first two weeks I barely lifted a finger. After 2 weeks i needed to go back to work over fear of losing my job. I work as a rural mail carrier. I drive while delivering mail and packages. I felt perfectly fine for those two …

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  • Post gallbladder surgery ongoing discomfort

    I had my gallbladder removed 8 months ago... felt okay for a few months but now have been having more discomfort... if you’ve had yours removed and had horrible attacks before surgery you will know how I feel now. Almost same symptoms again. Why???? I’ve been back to gastro and they put me on …

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  • Right side pain, burning, burping and reflux - gallbladder?

    Hi all, I’m looking for any thoughts/ advice on some stomach issues I’ve been having recently as I’m wondering if it could be a gallbladder issue. I’m female, 29, on the pill, normal weight with a healthy diet. Four months ago, seemingly out of the blue, I developed a range of symptoms which have …

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  • Diarrhea after gallbladder removal?

    I had my gallbladder removed January 25th. Been ok... i didn't really eat the first 3 days. Now that I'm eating 'normally' I'm having some stomach issues still after eating, I get diarrhea with in minutes of finishing a meal, I'm always hungry after! I feel like my food goes …

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  • Looking for answers

    I have been getting problems since January as when I eat certain foods it get severe upset stomach and feel really sick and can't get off the toilet, and get stomach cramps and feel awful. I have really watched what I have ate for months now and I can barely eat anything workout getting pain in …

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