On average, gallbladder surgery, known as a laparoscopic cholecystectomy, lasts about 90 minutes, according to the University of California-San Diego Health System. This type of surgery uses four small incisions, a small... More »

While recovering after a gallbladder removal surgery, avoid swimming or soaking in a bathtub or hot tub unless approved by a doctor, and avoid strenuous activities, especially lifting heavy objects, instructs MedlinePlus... More »

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The gallbladder is not necessary for life and in rare instances causes life-threatening problems if not removed. Removal of the gallbladder is not known to have any long-term negative side effects, although some patients... More »

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Extreme cases of essential tremor, or ET, are treated with deep brain stimulation, which costs an average of $30,000, according to the University of Michigan Health System. It is covered under most medical plans. Milder ... More »

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Some of the foods to avoid after a gallbladder surgery are fatty foods, especially fried foods; high-fat meats; high-fat dairy products; and pizza, says Everyday Health. Other foods to avoid include creamy soups and sauc... More »

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The post-operative recovery period for laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery is one to two weeks, while the recovery period for the open gallbladder removal surgery is four to six weeks, states the National Health Ser... More »

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The gall bladder is considered diseased if the individual experiences certain symptoms such radiating abdominal pain, nausea and weight loss, and if tests confirm the diagnoses, says Healthline. However, there are many t... More »

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