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pain after cholesystectomy

I am 58 year old female and had my gallbladder removed 4 weeks ago, my scars are totally healed and I was feeling great and resume my normal life and normal eating habits (meat included). I have started experiencing real bad upper abdominal pain just under my breast and the pain stretch right around my body. But worse part is where they removed the gall bladder. I do have a spastic colon and are a gerd (or is it gord) sufferer. Is this because of a wrong diet maybe the eating of meat? Do I have to go back to doctor. I don't sleep at night.
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Have you had follow up with surgeon yes?  Mine out me on a prescription anti-acid for 6 weeks after, id give the office a call and let them know just to be safe... you might have started eating meat to soon, my surgeon told me not to eat it for the first month and then to ease it back into my diet... I had my surgery in January and i still have issues digesting red meat,
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

The pain could be due to post operative complications like abscess or inflammation. The other causes could be gastritis, peptic ulcer disease and GERD. Disorders of the spleen and colon could also cause pain. Kidney disorders too produce colicky and sharp pain. Sometimes anxiety with flatulence can cause this pain. You will need to consult your doctor for proper evaluation of pain and therapy.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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