Can you have gallbladder attacks after your gallbladder has been removed?
Postcholecystectomy syndrome sometimes occurs when abdominal symptoms develop after surgery to remove the gallbladder (cholecystectomy). About 5% to 40% of people who have the gallbladder removed may experience symptoms. Symptoms of postcholecystectomy syndrome may include: Upset stomach, nausea, and vomiting.
What are the symptoms of post-cholecystectomy syndrome?
The symptoms include fatty food intolerance, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, jaundice, and intermittent episodes of abdominal pain. Post-cholecystectomy syndrome can present early, typically in the post-operative period, but can also manifest months to years after surgery.
Why did I have difficulty breathing after having my gallbladder removed?
The problem was I had bile draining into my abdominal cavity which was compromising my diaphram and when I tried to take a breath to my full capacity it caused a stabbing pain. The doctor inserted two tubes into my side (by my liver).
When was the gallbladder removed and how did it feel?
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.
What are the side effects of gallbladder surgery?
About three years ago (four years after surgery) I started to get some major symptoms of food intolerance – I would get very shaky after eating and at times, the diarrhea was profound. I had routine tests done at the doctor’s office, but they showed nothing.
How to know if you have a gallbladder problem?
The most common symptoms of gallbladder problems are: Abdominal pain, which may range from dull to sharp, and which may worsen after eating a fatty meal. Heartburn, indigestion, and excessive gas. Sensation of fullness in the abdomen. Vomiting or nausea. Fever, shaking, and chills. Tenderness in the upper right abdomen.