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hepc/gallbladder removal

Thurs I had gallbladder surgery, had it removed.. ever since then I have been miserable throwing up and diarrhea.. is this normal?? feel really bad.. has anyone ver had this experience.. I have hepc1a... I still have gas stomach and also while in hos.. I threw up bile and was so miserable... vaguely made it out of recovery. surgery was at 9:30am and got out of hos at 8:30pm.. feeling awful.. any info can help
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I am finally on the way to recovery.. doing great and headed uphill now.. I wanna thank all that gave the input and value info...
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no cirrohosis
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The concern is if you have cirrhosis when having gall bladder or any other type of surgery where you are put under using general anesthesia. If one has cirrhosis and you have to have surgery I was advised to have it done at a transplant center. Its not the surgeon you have to be concerned about it is the anesthesiologist experience with cirrhotic patients, their knowledge knowing what drugs to use and keeping enough oxygen and blood flow to the liver.
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H:  Thank you for mentioning those after effects!  I never even thought about it, but both my PCP and surgeon warned me about them as a post surgery possibility.  Since I had no problems w/the surgery or post op, never even thought of them, and, now that you did, it reminds me that a friend's daughter, did, her sister did and a lady from church, so I believe you may be right in the frequency.

By the way, welcome to the Forum!   Pat
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I also through up post op and had trouble breathing the next day I felt better from that.  Then after I expelled the gas from my stomach my incisions felt better.
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Well I have hcv had my gallbladder removed and had diarrhea  and occasional nauseous feeling. My sister does not have hcv and she has had the diarrhea ever since surgery.  My grandma the same as my sister.  Also to make u feel better when I was being wheeled to the operating room a surgeon told me he had had his gallbladder removed and had bowel issues as well. So I think it happens to a lot more people than u would think.
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Hi puppie...happy you are getting the meds you won't regret it. Yeah bland can be boring but the alternative is not all that great...take care
Peace
Deb
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dr ordered that med.. yay for me.. told me to drink lots of water and eat bland food to start...
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10175413 tn?1427170251
Totally agree with don't worry.  You should call Dr. I had no issues like that after surgery....my only thing I found very annoying was I seemed to have more stomach issues after the surgery.  Definitely needed to change my diet. Had to limit certain foods as I was nauseated all the time. Ask your doctor for a prescription of Ondansetron 4mgs my "miracle" pill, or Zantac 150. I prefer the first because it's very fast acting you'll feel like new in no time. Just realize that you WILL have to change a bit of the diet in the beginning, more bland less spicy, less acidic, definitely watch the GREASY foods, fast foods so if ur a fast food lover ur best bet is not to continue. Changing ur diet is going to give you less attacks of Gerd, attacks of heartburn that get trapped in the sternum area that for the lack of better words hurt like hell. Not trying to scare just want you to know ur not having a heart attack. On a lighter note it gets a bit better as you accustom yourself to eating differently.
Call the Doc!!
Be well, Keep the Faith
Deb
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Thank you so much for the input.. its been tough then I get that darn vertigo.. maybe not drinking enough water.. but anyway called doc and waiting to hear...
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I've had my gallbladder removed.  Should be un eventful.  Call your doctor and get some medication. You can egg a prescription that will stop that right now.  You could just be sick from the medication that put you out during surgery.  Don't suffer.  Call your doctor.   It's not good for you to be throwing up right after a surgery.  Gallbladder surgery requires you to rest post surgery and not stress the surgery site.

Best to you
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