The risks of gallbladder removal surgery include bile leak, bleeding, blood clots, heart problems, infection, injury to surrounding structures, pancreatitis, pneumonia, and death, explains Mayo Clinic. The likelihood of ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

After someone has gallbladder surgery, there is very little that they have to change with their diet, although some may experience issues with their digestion. The gallbladder is not an essential organ for the digestive ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Pain after having gallbladder surgery is usually treated by using over-the-counter medication, such as Tylenol or Ibuprofen, or by taking pain medication prescribed by a physician. Shoulder pain from gas left in the stom... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

The dangers, or risks, of a colectomy, or colon resection surgery, include injury to the bladder, ureter, intestines, blood vessels and other nearby structures, according to the University of Chicago Medical Center. Infe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some possible risks of a diskectomy include infection, bleeding, leaking spinal fluid, injury to the protective layer of the spine, and injury to the nerves or blood vessels around the spine, according to Mayo Clinic. A ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Cytomegalovirus infection rarely causes any symptoms in healthy adults, but it can cause pneumonia, liver problems and seizures in infants and adults with weak immune systems, says Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms depend on t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Painful cramping, vomiting and nausea due to gallstones are normally relieved with gallbladder removal, according to PubMed Health. Conditions such as jaundice and infections are also linked to gallbladder and bile duct ... More »