What if gallbladder is removed?
Also to know is, what are the side effects of having your gallbladder removed?
It's possible you'll experience digestive side effects when your gallbladder is removed.
- Difficulty digesting fat. It may take your body time to adjust to its new method of digesting fat.
- Diarrhea and flatulence.
- Intestinal injury.
- Jaundice or fever.
Also, is it necessary to remove gallbladder? If they start to hurt or cause other symptoms, your doctor may decide to remove your gallbladder. This type of surgery is called a cholecystectomy. It's one of the most common surgeries doctors perform. About 80% of people who have gallstones will need surgery.
Thereof, can you live without a gallbladder?
Living without a gallbladder You can lead a perfectly normal life without a gallbladder. Your liver will still make enough bile to digest your food, but instead of being stored in the gallbladder, it drips continuously into your digestive system.
Can you still get gallstones after having your gallbladder removed?
Residual and recurrent gallstones Sometimes, stones may be left behind after the removal of the gallbladder (cholecystectomy). Typically, they are found within 3 years after a person has undergone the procedure. Recurrent gallstones continue to develop within the bile ducts after the gallbladder has been removed.