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Lymph node infection, gall bladder stone removal - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Actually i have undergone a surgery 1 week before
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   OK
User :   i need to to know the post care after the surgery also
Doctor :   OK
User :   how do we start with
Doctor :   May i know what kind of surgery have you undergone?
User :   Yes...
User :   I had lymph node enlargement and Gall blader infection
Doctor :   OK
User :   so i underwent surgery of lymph node biopsy and and removal of gall bladder
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   May I know the date of the surgery?
User :   25th july
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   How many days after the surgery you where in the hospital?
User :   2 days i was in hospital..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it was a laproscopic surgey...had 4 holes done
Doctor :   OK
User :   My age is 27..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your marital status?
User :   I am single
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Were there any stones present in the gall bladder producing infection?
User :   It was not actually stones kind...
User :   can i send u biopsy results
Doctor :   Ok
User :   or shall i type those in chat
Doctor :   If it is possible by you, then please write it here.
User :   ok..
User :   1)Specimen of gall bladder is 6 cm in length.Mucosal surface bile is stained.Two bits in one block...
User :   2)Reactive lymph nodes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Impression 1)Chronic cholecystitis 2)Reactive lymph node-Mesentric node
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Let me explain you about the diet in cholescystectomy that is gall bladder removal: User :   ok sure
Doctor :   Gall bladder is the organ which stores the gall juices which contains enzymes for digestion.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   So, whenever a person has a fatty meal the gall bladder secretes the juice required for digestion.
Doctor :   As you got gall bladder removed, so there is no organ to store the juice of enzymes.
Doctor :   These enzymes are produced by the liver.
Doctor :   SO, it will continually flow.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and the food usually the fatty food doesn't get digested completely.
Doctor :   So, the main diet restriction here would be to avoid fatty and oily food.
Doctor :   Drink lots of water and green leafy vegetables.
User :   since the flow of bile is from the liver...will not completely digest the fatty food is it?
Doctor :   It would digest the food but not completely.
User : that case waht would be the disadvantage? if food is not completelt digest..what would happen?
Doctor :   Have more green leafy vegetables as this contain high fibre and helps in absorption of the water and motility of the gut and the time required for digestion.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Yes, when fatty food is incompletely digested, it might produce lose stools.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Have small frequent meals.
Doctor :   have food on regular intervals.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   yes
User :   i can follw it
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   How about the lymph node infection? why that was caused?
User :   How should i avoid it in future?
Doctor :   Lymph nodes are the draining system in our body which collects fluids from every cell and drains them of into the kidney and then is excreted out.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   You had lymph node infection due to gall bladder infection in which the infection was spreading through the lymph system.
Doctor :   Lymph nodes are our primary immune system fighting against infections,
Doctor :   It cannot be avoided and has to treat the cause to reduce the infection.
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   no thats it..thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   wish you a speedy recovery.
Doctor :   Take care
User :   thank u very much!
Doctor :   Pleasure is mine.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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