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Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery normally lasts just two hours or less, according to WebMD. The more invasive open gallbladder surgery also takes just one or two hours to complete, reports Mayo Clinic. Additional prep ti...

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A full recovery from traditional gallbladder removal surgery, or open cholecystectomy, is four to six weeks, according to the Mayo Clinic. In contrast, typical recovery from the less invasive laparoscopic gallbladder sur...

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The Mayo Clinic reports that most people return to normal activity in seven to 10 days after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery. Open cholecystectomy requires four to six weeks' recovery. Patients whose work is physically ...

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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.

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Individuals who have recently undergone gallbladder surgery may have trouble digesting solid food right away, and liquids, broths and gelatin may be easier to digest, according to Everyday Health. Solid foods can be rein...

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After gallbladder surgery, the bile produced by the liver is no longer stored in the body but drains directly into the small intestine, causing loose stools. Living without a gallbladder does not cause major disadvantage...

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Doctors may recommend gallbladder surgery when a patient has an inflamed or infected gallbladder; when gallstones lead to repeated, painful attacks; when polyps in the gallbladder cause additional symptoms; when gallston...

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