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What are some common gallbladder complications post-surgery?

Common Gallbladder Complications Post-Surgery

While gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy) is a common treatment for gallstones and other gallbladder issues, it's not without potential complications. Many people experience ongoing digestive problems even after their gallbladder is removed.

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Persisting Symptoms After Gallbladder Removal

According to research, up to 40% of people who undergo gallbladder removal surgery experience persistent symptoms for at least a year post-surgery. These symptoms can include:

Some people may also experience pain under their right ribcage or near the tip of their right shoulder blade, which can be mistaken for gas pain.

These ongoing issues highlight the importance of supporting your digestive health naturally, even after gallbladder removal.

Last updated: May 08, 2024 14:24 PM