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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: gallblader


 docc - Thu Dec 16, 2004 1:12 pm

i am having my gallblader removed dec 28. and im just wondering what it does, what will the surgery be like?will not having it bother my everyday life?and im also getting a liver biopsey. can this be done out-patiant?think you
 Carolyn Merritt, LPN - Sat Dec 18, 2004 1:11 am

User avatar Hello:
The gallbladder is an organ that stores bile produced by the liver. Most persons experience no problems from losing it. A few state that they have trouble eating foods with a high fat content as it causes them to feel nauseated. The liver will continue to produce bile, it just won't have a storage area anymore. As far as the liver biopsy, you need to ask the doctor who is doing it if it will be done outpatient or not.
Kind Regards,
Carolyn
 candicane05 - Tue Nov 29, 2005 12:33 pm

Hi I am 26, male and am having back pain along with side pains but my gallbladder test were normal what could this be?? Thanks!

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