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   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-03-2013, 08:01 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 2
srat HB User
Gallbladder Dyskinesia Child - Surgery Success

Just wanted to share my son's story because his symptoms weren't typical and I thought it might be helpful to someone. My son (age 11) was getting sick with GI symptoms (nausea, diarrhea, vomiting) off and on for several months. It was getting progressively worse, vomiting up to 12 times a day, diarrhea several times a day, very little appetite. He had no abdominal pain. In between "attacks" that lasted around 4-8 days (avg) he felt normal (for 1-2 months). Colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, upper GI series with barium, bloodwork, and abdominal ultrasound were all normal. HIDA revealed 11% ejection fraction and severe nausea when the CCK was injected. He got sick again and wasn't getting better, the surgery (gallbladder removal) was performed during a period of symptoms (12 days of vomiting/diarrhea). He had it out 5 days ago and feels so much better. The diarrhea/nausea/vomiting literally stopped as soon as he got out of surgery (he was sick even the morning of surgery). He has had no diarrhea/vomiting since the surgery. He was pretty sore for 4 days and feels much better pain wise now. He has been able to eat anything he wants without any GI upset. We are so happy he had the surgery. We haven't had our follow up appointment with his surgeon but I hope to get a pathology report on the gallbladder then. After the surgery his surgeon said that his Cystic duct and artery were small, but it was unclear if that was causing the problem. He said the gallbladder looked ok and he had no stones. I know only time will tell if he is completely "cured" but we are very hopeful that this was it.

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 02-05-2013, 10:20 AM   #2
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Missouri
Posts: 14
hsmum HB User
Re: Gallbladder Dyskinesia Child - Surgery Success

Glad your son had such a positive experience with his surgery! Hope he continues to feel well!!

 
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to hsmum For This Useful Post:
srat (02-05-2013)
Old 02-23-2013, 12:46 PM   #3
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 2
srat HB User
Re: Gallbladder Dyskinesia Child - Surgery Success

UPDATE:
12 Days After Surgery all his symptoms started again and lasted 13 straight days. (vomiting, diarrhea, nausea). Gallbladder pathology was normal. He has been diagnosed with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome and is on amitiyptyline.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply Reply




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 (168), Collector167 (19), miniguy (12), cabin921 (10), roxybell (9), janewhite1 (8), ladybud (5), rainbowsrock (5), vachilly (5), rufous57 (4)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1177), MSJayhawk (1004), Apollo123 (903), Titchou (847), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (753), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (668), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:15 AM.



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!