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I Had My Gallbladder Removed

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    Belly Button Pain After Gallbadder Sugury - I had my gallbladder taken out in may of 2011 and I have had pain in the belly button area ever since. Is there anyone else out there...
    angelheart42256 angelheart42256 46-50 Jan 5, 2012

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    Post-Partum - I know for certain I passed at least 3 gallstones when I was pregnant. My ob/gyn said I had heartburn & told me to take zantac. Of course that didn't help. After my...
    crunchymomof1 crunchymomof1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    Deja Vu - I would describe this experience like having breast implants. There's a tight, weighed down feeling where the surgery was, I'm walking hunched over, I can only sleep on...
    Tippitoe Tippitoe 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    I had my gallbladder removed last Wednesday, and so far recovery is going well! Slow, but no problems so far! Yesterday i left the house for the first time since surgery. A short...
    rainbowcutie rainbowcutie 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Why Should I Have My Gallbladder Removed. - I have gallstones for more than 10 years but the good news is that i never once had a gallbladder attack NEVER, sure I get pains but...
    NY789 NY789 41-45 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    Gallbladder Removed With Success - hy there folks im new to this so bare with me i had my gallbladder removed about 2 years ago now i had them nasty gallstones to i was frightened...
    moon100 moon100 56-60, F Mar 26, 2012

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    Gallbladder Removal....what? Really? - I'm 38 and can (could) give most 28 year old women a run for their money. I've got a great career and even greater guy and yes my life was...
    Babecakes74 Babecakes74 41-45 Sep 4, 2012

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    I am 21 years old and have had problems with my gallbladder since I was 19. I didn't have insurance so every time I had an attack the er would send me home with pain meds. Well on...
    Megan0592 Megan0592 18-21, F Dec 13, 2013

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    I had my gallbladder removed the third of this month. I'm 16 and was having attacks since 15. When the took my gallbladder out they had found cancer on it. It didn't spread so...
    BrittneyJean15 BrittneyJean15 16-17, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Help! Just Had My Gallbladder Removed! - I recently had my gallbladder removed July 27,2011 I had lived with gallstones for 2 years and only had random attacks so I didnt feel the...
    ajxo ajxo 22-25 4 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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    The Worst 7 Months of My Life! - So in September 2007 I decided to do myself a favor and joined Weight Watchers.  I knew I had a problem with PCOS and wanted to loose some...
    Maqi Maqi 26-30, F 11 Responses May 17, 2009

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    I Had My Gallbladder Removed, And I'm Fine..ish :p - I had my Gallbladder removed on the 28th March 2012, had been suffering beforehand for about a year or over. The actual surgery...
    LauraMayx LauraMayx 18-21 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    Gallbladder Surgery Gone Wrong - I went in for what was to be a routine gallbladder removal...ended up with a 3 month hospital stay. 9 procedures and a 14 hour reconstructive...
    smg18 smg18 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    Im So Confused - im 47 and have been diagnosed with having gravel sized gall stones a ct scan detected 7 but an mri scan result came back saying i had multiple gall stones ...the...
    donnamar donnamar 46-50 2 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    Having My Gall Bladder Removed In A Week - I will be having my gall bladder removed on Feb 7 2012. I am a little anxious about this surgery, but I will be glad to get rid of the...
    lookinback lookinback 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    I Took It Out Myself - It wasn't easy...okay I am kidding you guys, hahaha. I was lucky though, by the time I finally went to the doctor they had to do emergency surgery right...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 19, 2010

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    Digestive System After Gallbladder - Hey everyone, I'm new to this and never would have thought about joining this type of group but for the past 3 years I have had many questions...
    live28love live28love 18-21 5 Responses Sep 2, 2010

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    (Please Help) My Gallbladder Removal & Diagnosis Of H Pylori -  I am 33 and had my GB removed end of 05/09-I was also told by my GI Dr I have H Pylori-some kind of...
    kmccann76 kmccann76 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    Glad It's Over! - Just had mine out last Monday, May 10, 2010.  Except for feeling tired and a sore bellybutton, I'm doing great!  Took the dressings off today as...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 4 Responses May 15, 2010

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    I had my gallbladder removed laparoscopically 4 weeks ago, I was having pain but nothing serious but it was just a coincidence that I found out I have gallstones. I'm moving away...
    Ktdee Ktdee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    My family has had the worst experience of our lives with gallbladders. I am finally at a point to share information because I am seeking information. I am determined to have...
    twexerbee twexerbee 36-40, F Jan 3

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    Miss My Gallbladder! - hello! i had my gallbladder removed in august 2009. almost anything i eat, afterwards i have flatuence! come to find out, i had my gallbladder removed...
    LisaNicole LisaNicole 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    Gallbladder Removed 1.5 Months Ago - Hi. I keep reading horror stories about people gaining lots of weight after gallbladder removal. I am so scared. Is it true? I saw stories...
    GG777 GG777 46-50 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    Gallbladder Removal To Prevent Cancer But Lasting Effects - Firstly it was never a choice for me wether or not to remove my gallbladder. My mother had hers removed at 48 and it...
    Katie101983 Katie101983 26-30, F Jul 18, 2013

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    Wow, it's been almost a year since I shared my experience. I'm doing great health wise. Days go bye that I don't even think about not having a gallbladder. No problems post surgery...
    davidnm davidnm 36-40, M Feb 20

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    Happy My Gallbladder Is Gone! - A week ago, I spent Friday night in the ER with a severe gallbladder attack. It was worse than the labor I had with my two children. I had my...
    secularchick secularchick 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    Gallbladder Removed At 19 - After I finished my finals, I went home and took a well deserved nap. I felt a slight pain at the bottom of my right ribcage as I woke up. I thought it...
    1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Good Riddance GB - After horribly painful attacks of increasing frequency, I decided my GB had to come out. I had it done laparoscopically , the only pain was the first week due...
    Lenirose Lenirose 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    Had My Surgery While Pregnant - I experienced my first gall bladder attack in September 2007, 6 months after our daughter was born. The attack lasted 9 hours, and didn't stop until...
    GrimTron GrimTron 31-35, F Nov 12, 2010

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    Getting Gallbladder Removed In 2 Weeks. I'm So Scared. - I cannot believe I have to start the year this way...I am getting my gallbladder removed two weeks from now I am having...
    kimberlybimberly kimberlybimberly 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2012

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    I Had My Gallbladder Removed When I Was 22 And Now Am 32...this Is What I Have Learned - Hello ~ I just wanted it to be known that in the last ten years I have been unaware of any...
    aquaviolet aquaviolet 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 5, 2010

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    My Gall Bladder Surgery And Recovery - I was 59 when I had my gall stone attack. I woke in the night with a terrible chest pain. It was an unbearable pressure in the center of my...
    MidnightThinker MidnightThinker 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    In The Hospital - I am sitting in the hospital right now. I just had my gall bladder removed this afternoon. I was in the hospital last night all day and tonight and tomorrow. It...
    hellpuddle hellpuddle 26-30, F Mar 7, 2013

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    My Gallbladder Removal Surgery - Hi There,I just had my gallbladder removed (via laproscopic) on Monday May 16. I have a family history of gallbladder disease. My grandmother...
    copperangel copperangel 41-45 May 20, 2011

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    When Can I Get Back To Work? - hi im due to have my op in 6-8 wks & wondered how long before i can go back to work?
    melj1978 melj1978 31-35 2 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    Success! - I am a 35 yr old guy that had my gall bladder removed two months ago. I had suffered from back pain near the middle of my right side for over 5 years. It was especially...
    gallstonefree gallstonefree 31-35 2 Responses Oct 20, 2012

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    Too Young For This! - Hi there. I'm 23 and I had my gallbladder removed about 2 years ago. Let me tell you best and WORST decision I ever made. Right off the bat it was fantastic...
    Jilliec Jilliec 22-25, F Jan 8, 2013

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    i had mine done in oct of last year they sent me home with no pain killers .I was in pain for about a week I could not eat only thing I could keep down was water ..they came to...
    sunrays3069 sunrays3069 41-45, F Jan 8

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    Rotten Sac - It would seem the average opinion of the average medical professional that the Gall Bladder is an unnecessary organ.  I'd like to believe we weren't born with...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 26, 2007

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    Completely Regret Having My Gallbladder Removed! - I was having some pretty serious pain that was attributed to having a gallstone after having some tests done. Not only did I...
    masis masis 26-30 3 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Moderate Pain Under The Sternum. Now They Want My Gallbladder - Went to ER with moderate pain under my sternum. With a little pain medication went away never to return. They did...
    jack4050 jack4050 70+ Oct 31, 2012

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    Read many reviews on gallbladder surgery prior to having mine removed 7 days ago. Thought to add my experience to the list so that those contemplating this surgery will see how...
    experience9211 experience9211 56-60, F Jan 21

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    I am 21 years old and have had problems with my gallbladder since I was 19. I didn't have insurance so every time I had an attack the er would send me home with pain meds. Well on...
    Megan0592 Megan0592 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2013

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    I Had My Gall Bladder Removed At 17, I Have Horrible Side Effects Now! - When I was 17, I had my gall bladder removed. I know it sounds crazy, but it happened. I am and was in...
    mrsmoore mrsmoore 22-25 7 Responses May 30, 2008

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    The Worst 7 Months of My Life! So in September 2007 I decided to do myself a favour and joined Weight Watchers. I knew I had a problem with PCOS and wanted to loose some weight...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I had my gallbladder removed last Tuesday, after a 36 hr attack. In my 1 week post- op I've been experiencing heartburn, but, worst of all-- I'm constantly hungry. I'll eat, feel...
    LostMyself4him LostMyself4him 26-30, F Jan 21

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    I'M Too Young For This! - I'm 27 years old and had my gallbladder by laparoscopic cholecystectomy 4 days ago. I was discharged from hospital yesterday. Right now I'm going through...
    kerinai kerinai 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2013

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    My Own Fault - Hello, I'd like to share my story. I had my gallbladder removed 04-23-13 by laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and as of this writing, on my 5th day of recovery. I have...
    davidnm davidnm 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    I Dont Miss It - A year ago October I had my gallbladder removed. When I got back to work, I heard all these horror stories about what would happen. Turns out, I didn't experience...
    Lionroot Lionroot 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2008

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    I am looking for some guidance here, not many forums online for us gall bladder removal folks. So, I had mine removed as an emergency situation last Sept 2013. Had a 3 day attack...
    melbrett melbrett 41-45, F Jan 28

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    Gallblatter Removal At Age 19 - I am turning 22 in less than a month. Now let me set the situation. I was working at the restruant I worked at back in November of 2005 when I...
    lostsugar lostsugar 21-25, F 5 Responses Oct 29, 2007

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    Gallbladder Removal - Hi, I too had my gallbladder removed 6 years ago at 31 and up until recently I have been suffering. At the time I had my gallbladder out I had a lot of...
    Rivki71 Rivki71 36-40 6 Responses May 29, 2009

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