It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Gallbladder Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-01-2011, 03:25 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Faison, NC, USA
Posts: 1
giddik HB User
SEVERE pain after gallbladder surgery

I am a 41 yr. old female. Please tell me I'm not losing my mind!! I had my gall bladder removed on Oct. 11 (two weeks ago today). I have not returned to work yet because the doc also found a small hernia and repaired it. It has been a slow recovery because of the hernia repair. Late at night, around 11pm, I have started having SEVERE pain in the middle of my abdomen, just below where my ribs meet. It only lasts about 20 minutes or so. It feels like gastritis. I have had two children and would rather give birth with no meds than to expereince this pain again. I called my doc yesterday. He told me to drink a bottle of magnesium citrate, take fiber daily, and gave me a script for Lactulose (a hyperosmotic laxative). I have a follow-up appt tomorrow. The nurse mentioned that it could be a blockage and something about bile in the duct.

Can someone PLEASE tell me what is possibly going on? My mom says she thinks the doc will put me in the hospital tomorrow to get me straightened out. Can anyone offer some suggestions?

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Pain after Gallbladder Removal megss Gallbladder 38 02-27-2012 07:34 PM
Went in for a colonoscopy, came out with LUQ pain alveolar21 Gallbladder 15 10-24-2011 02:21 PM
Abdominal Pain, Gall Bladder Polyp & Blood test results ooSTEVEoo Gallbladder 10 08-25-2010 02:26 PM
Severe Abdominal Pain and other problems after Gallbladder Removal LyndaRay909 Gallbladder 3 07-10-2007 10:55 PM
Gall Bladder Stones and pain are horrible, have made me miserable... :( baby_bytes Gallbladder 2 11-19-2006 08:09 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Titchou (170), Collector167 (19), miniguy (13), cabin921 (10), roxybell (9), janewhite1 (8), rainbowsrock (6), vachilly (5), ladybud (5), mightmouse (4)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (857), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:53 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!