What is Gallbladder?

Gallbladder is a small organ where bile is stored, before it is released into the small intestine. Humans can live without a gallbladder. The surgical removal of the gallbladder is called a cholecystectomy.

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how long do I have to wait to work out after having a gallbladder removed?

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3 months.

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You should wait 3 months. Otherwise you may have a hernia in the umbilicus...

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Hi my son has 2 stones in gallbladder sizes 18 mm and 13 mm can it be removed without surgery plz suggest...

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I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.

(You have not mentioned how old is...

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what makes my right side under my rib cage feel ilke a moving baby? its a cucumber sized lump that comes...

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Ultrasound and blood work

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There are not that many organs in that location - just the liver, gallbladder,...

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