Recovery time after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery usually takes about a week, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients typically go home the same day as the surgery, but overnight hospitalization is sometimes required. Open... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Recovery time is generally very short for gallbladder surgery, explains WebMD. As long as postoperative instructions are followed, most people are discharged from the hospital within a day or two. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Doctors often recommend a diet of clear liquids, such as gelatins and broths, in the days immediately following gallbladder surgery, states Everyday Health. Patients transition quickly to solid foods. More » Health Nutrition & Diets
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