Post-cholecystectomy or gallbladder removal surgery

Posted by msb18 @msb18, Dec 11, 2018

Hi – I had my gallbladder removed 17 years ago and have chronic, sharp back pain behind the port incision. That incision was in my upper left abdominal quadrant; the pain is felt in my back, directly behind the incision. It is thought that I have an adhesion in my upper left quadrant. Is it possible that nerves are trapped and that it causes referred pain in my back? The pain is nauseating and hasn’t improved. I have been on anti seizure medication and a pain killer that isn’t a percocet-type medication. I am curious if anyone else has persistent pain in their back following gallbladder surgery. If so, how is your pain treated.

I had the nausea and uneasy digestion for about 6 months after the surgery. Take it slow and easy, you'll get there.

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@claytamos

I had the nausea and uneasy digestion for about 6 months after the surgery. Take it slow and easy, you'll get there.

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Thanks very much that gives me hope.

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