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I'm due to have my gallbladder removed  tomorrow and  I'm terrified! !

I'm so scared of coming out worse than I went in ! The  thought of being 

in more pain  and having  diarrhoea  afterwards  fills me with  dread. 

I'm hoping it will get rid of the burning type  pain I have all around 

my ribs and  hopefully  I  will be able to eat  a bit more !!

 

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    Hi Linda I hope all goes well for you tomorrow. Please let us know how you get on. I am waiting for my operation date now and like you I'm scared of feeling worse coming out. I know I have to have it done and having been really careful about what I am eating touch wood am feeling quite ok at the moment. MRI in a couple of weeks to check no blockages and then just a waiting game. Good luck x

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    Hi Linda.. please don't be scared! You will be absolutely fine x I was just the same as you . I'm 3 days post op still sore but feeling better .I've have no problems (touch wood) With toilet situations . Just get as much rest as you can try to drink lots . The biggest prob I had was the sholder pain from the air they pump you up with try hot water bottles and massage. Xxx don't worry.

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    Hi Linda :. I had my gallbladder out in Feb 7 th of this year. I was worried and scared too. But when I came out of surgery and recovered in the hospital for 5 hours. They sent me home. Afterwards I did have problems with the poops and a soar stomache. But I find it alot better then all the soarness and cramps. You will need to rest and relax. Just take it easy for the first 6 weeks. It takes time but as time goes by you will feel.much better.. just listen to the hospital when they give you instructions. And the only thing I find I can't each much of the greasy and spicy foods. I was on anti inflammatories to help with my pains. The cramps you may get is just from the organs going back in place.. They use a special gas to blow up your stomache to separate your organs to take the gallbladder out. You can also eat whatever you like too But don't worry you will be fine. Good luck and please keep me posted. Take care

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