I had my gallbladder removed 7 years ago but now the same pain came back.

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sharp pain on my upper right side

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    Hi 

    look up fatty liver ..I had mine removed a year ago .. No problems ..been on a diet to lose some weight ano the fell off the wagon stuffed myself for a week chocs butter enjoyed myself..got a ache right where my gallbladder was. 

    Googled liver and gallbladder removal discovered fatty liver disease..

    symptoms similar to gall bladder .

    check it out ..

    so now I am going to stick to low fat.sensible

    dont want to put a strain on my liver ..

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    So sorry to hear this.  After 7 years you must have thought you were out of the woods!!  I am wondering if having GB removed puts a strain on the liver.  Perhpas it's just a temporary thing.  I'm only 1 month post op but am having odd sensations in that are, like gurgling and bubbling feeling.  Bodies are so weird!!  Please get checked out.  I hope all will be well.
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    It could also be pancreatitis. I still have my gallbladder (awaiting surgery) but had a gallstone pass down the bile duct and get lodged by the pancreas for 24 hours. Thought it was a bad gallbladder attack and went to the er only to discover it was my pancreas. The stone passed on its own thankfully and pancreas sorted itself out within a few hours
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    Hello Marty

    The GB type pain can return after many years because of either gallstones that formed in the bile duct or SOD ( spinchter of Oddi dysfunction) which is more likely to occurred to people gallbladerless. You need to do a scan to know exactly what is happening. 

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    Hi Marty, I too have still been having the pain , I strongly suggest looking into Bowen therapy, it's amazing, 
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