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  • pam34236 3
  • julie33393 1
  • tara80 2

    Feeling awful mentally after Gallbladder surgery!

    What no one tells you about gallbladder surgery.. My name is Tara. I am a Registered Nurse. I would like to tell you my recent story. I began having debilitating anxiety attacks in 2000. I would say prior to the attacks, I would be classified as a "worrier", but this was very different. Fight or flight...

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  • Clareabell 2

    Feeling really anxious after gallbladder removal...

    Im currently on week 4 of recovery after having keyhole surgery to remove my gallbladder after a very painful 9 months.  The pain has massively subsided, but im just feeling so crappy.  After eating, i either get a real sicky feeling, or i have to get to the toilet pretty sharpish.  I also feel so sad...

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  • happyalien 2

    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 problem is...

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  • matt57085 2

    Feeling so ill and sick of my GP practice.

    Hi all, Convinced i have gallbladder problems doctor wont listen!!! Just joined today and looking for help please.I've not felt well since October infact i've felt very unwell my symptoms started after being out all day on my motorbike, that night when going to bed i put my head on the pillow and got...

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  • ann55375 5

    Gallbladder removal diarrhoea

    since removal running to loo is frequent. Its even worse now and sometimes no warning. Never happened when gallbladder was still in place. Anyone have helpful suggestions

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  • deesan21 3

    Still bloated after gallbladder removal?

    Hello guys it's me again. So I have been having a couple of issues after my gallbladder removal on August 5th. My stomach seems to feel very full now. This happened maybe 3-4 days after my surgery. I also started getting nauseous. But what bothers me the most is this bloated feeling. It's very uncomfortable...

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  • JPMedQuestions 1

    After Gallbladder surgery: hot flashes when I eat

    I had gallbladder surgery last Tuesday. I just cooked me some boneless/skinless chicken (half a chicken breast) and green beans. No fat. Why am I all of a sudden really hot. I get this way if I eat anything besides hardboiled eggs or almond nuts. I am only drinking water. Right now I am so hot...

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  • jay71299 2

    Unsure if gallstones or muscular please help :(

    A few days a go i was laying in bed one night and got a pinching sort of burning feeling on my right side just above my hip bone (supposedly where my kidneys are) and since then it turned into an ache on my side and now it's travelled up to my right shoulder blade. It's a constant sort of ache, it -feels-...

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  • sergregor868 2

    Feeling great two weeks after surgery

    Hi everyone. I had my gallbladder removed 2 weeks ago and I am now fully recovered. I was in pain for a few days after the surgery, but I stopped taking painkillers 6 days after surgery as I didn't need them at that point. My incisions have all fully healed. I haven't had any diarrhoea or any other symptoms....

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  • georgina52260 2
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  • kaylesc 2

    Life after gallbladder removal....

    Hi, I had my gallbladder removed 7 weeks ago, due to my gallbladder not working correctly. Although the op was laparscopic I was in so much pain I had to have an epidural. Anyway ever since the op I have been in pain, felt really sick and cannot eat!. I get excruciating pain up to an hour after food....

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  • smigger15 3

    Any good news stories after Gallbladder removal?

    Hi all, I'm due for surgery in 36 hours and was feeling quite positive about it all. I have to say though that after looking on this forum there have been some really poorly people after their surgery. Is this the norm? I was feeling ok till I read all this.... now feeling apprehensive & slightly nervous....

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  • tamsyn59552 3

    Could this be gallbladder?

    For the last three months I have felt iller than I have ever felt in my life. It started with shoulder pains - really annoying ones in mid-June last year. Because I travel a lot for my job and because I teach I thought my shoulder pain was due to overexertion. But four months later in late October I...

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  • mason79 3

    Gallbladder/Abdomen Ultrasound

    I've got one on Monday following discovery of a small polyp in my Gallbladder and the fact that I feel poorly after fatty foods. What can I expect on monday's scan? I know i've got to fast and not drink but are they likely to tell me ANYTHING???

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  • linda282930 3

    Reconsidering Gallbladder Operation

    I was ready to have the operation to remove my GB but after reading all the negative posts I'm changing my mind. It seems too many people are suffering from worse pain and other symptoms after GB removal. The way I'm thinking now is that I can live with my symptoms , as long as I eat small low...

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  • charlotte85757 2
  • gillian196453 1


    hi I'm wondering if anyone is having the same feelings as me.I had my gallbladder out in September 2016 it wasn't an easy operation he said I had hundreds have gallstones I had to have a second procedure as 6 gallstones got into my bile duct I was in hospital for a week with all sorts of complications...

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  • elaine96374 2

    Severe itching after gall bladder removal.

    I had my gallbladder removed in February of this year. I had major open surgery because it had been left too long and fused to my duodenum so keyhole was not working.  It's been four long hard months of recovery and it's only been the last few weeks where I have really felt like I was pretty much my...

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  • 7Puppies 2

    Pain after Gallbladder surgery

    I'm new to the group. I had my gallbladder removed 4 weeks ago by robotics. Recovery went well. I am very active and am waiting to continue back at the gym. Within the last 2 or 3 days I began getting a pain to the left of my belly button (which is where my incision is). It is almost constant with more...

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  • jamie46803 2

    Gallbladder issues?

    Hi all.  I've been having what I would describe as intermittent RUQ pain.  It's worse after eating, but not immediately after eating.  I eat a relatively healthy diet and it doesn't seem to matter what I eat, sometimes I have the pain and sometimes not.  It's a gnawing pain, up under my right rib cage...

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  • linda282930 3

    IBS and Gallbladder Removal

    I suffer with IBS and am wondering if I would be better after having my gallbladder out. Has anyone had the surgery who suffers from IBS ? Is the IBS the same /worse after surgery ? I'm on a very restricted diet and would hope to eat better after surgery . Any experiences please ?

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  • jamie46803 2

    Hida scan question

    I had my hida yesterday and I had a lot of pain during which continued on 3 hours after the test. Anyone else have this?

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  • elizabeth112 3

    ERCP to remove stones in bile duct.

    Hi, everyone. I've not yet got a date to see a consultant re. gallbladder removal, but I am having an ERCP procedure next Thursday, to remove several stones in my bile duct. Has anyone else had this procedure, as a non-emergency pateient, and, if so, what was it like/what were the after effects?

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  • ashleigh 42050 2

    Cholecystectomy post op complications?

    I had my gall bladder removed on the 30/5/2017 after having acute pancreatitis. When they did an ultrasound they didn't find any gall stones but still told me to have the surgery as I'd likely get pancreatitis again if I didn't. So I trusted them and agreed to have it removed. Since then I have regretted...

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  • Kredfan 2

    Choledochal cyst

    I am assuming no one here can offer wisdom with this, because it's rare. Has anyone had or have choledochal cysts or cyst? I have a big surgery coming called roux n y hepaticojujunocomy (sp). I was seeing if anyone has had this surgery. Thank you for reading 💜

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  • Cherrie43 2

    Gallbladder removed

    Hello..I had Laparoscopic gallbladder removal on Mon June 12...and boy was I scared because it was the first time for me ever having surgery. I'm 4 days into recovery and I'm feeling ok just a little sore around the incisions. The first few days was the worst I was vomiting and in severe pain. Feeing...

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  • amanda52877 2

    gallbladder removed

    hi guys, ​i had my gallbladder removed on weds, and feel better than i have for a long time, had no trouble with any if the food that ive tried so far, had a tuna sandwich in hospital after the op and cup of tea, which was nice had to stay overnight as i became dehydrated and kept dosing off, so was...

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  • Leni75 4

    My life is a nightmare since GB surgery

    Hi. I had my gallbladder surgery 15 months ago and it has been the most frighten time of my life. I live day to day in pain, fear, anxiety, hopeless, down. If it wasn't for my 16 month old baby I wouldn't want to live no more I think. It started with painful  esophageal spasms ,chest / stomach burning...

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  • k.roach87 2

    Gallstones problem

    Does anyone else suffer with gallstones an have stiff neck an a change in the way u breath can't take deep breaths very well

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  • mike53965 1

    Post surgery issues

    I had my gallbladder removed Saturday afternoon lapriscopically and have lately noticed a pain in the center of my chest that comes and goes a few times a day. Heart is fine... all my labs and heart checks confirm that. Very little soreness around incisssions and GB area. The chest pain is about dead...

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