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have any of you had your gallbladder removed??

Last June, I had my gallbladder removed. The quality of my life now is so much better than I could imagine.

 
mommiedear

Asked by mommiedear at 4:21 AM on Jul. 2, 2010 in Health

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  • I had mine removed 2 years ago. I can't tell that much difference.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 4:53 AM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • Yes, the pain went away, but I do have other issues that are worse now.
    BandME

    Answer by BandME at 4:58 AM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I had mine removed 11 years ago. The pain went away but honestly, my quality of life is better now that I had a hysterectomy this past March.
    Bethsunshine

    Answer by Bethsunshine at 8:28 AM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I had mine removed about 6 years ago, I still have a side effect of not having it called Bile Salt Diarrhea. Not everyone gets this but those that do know what i'm talking about. You get horrible stomach cramps and diarrhea with bile in it, it's not just greasy food that can trigger it,but anything, a drink of water, a piece of toast, some have it after....or DURING....every meal. I used to have this daily for years. ow I only get it about twice a month but my Aunt who had hers removed about 20 years ago still has this everyday!
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 11:55 AM on Jul. 2, 2010

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