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Three days ago I had the worst stomach pain mostly on my left side and in my back. It was the worst pain I have ever felt in my life. I couldn't hardly walk or lay down it felt like it would never end. So I went to emergency and the doctor said I have gallstones. I called my surgeon and he has me coming in to see him on Wednesday. The problem is the pain is still there not as back because I have been taking vicodin around the clock and really bad headaches that have not gone away. Help!! I have heard you vmcan get gallstones from rapid weight loss. Has anyone else experience this? I am now 5 months post-op and so happy for the 42 pound loss bit the pain is crazy!!

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Happened to me, but I was lucky to have had it caught before it became a problem. I tried to avoid it but it was soon understood that my gallbladder would have to be removed.

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When I had the my sleeve my DR. removed my gallbladder at the same time so I would have that problem because I had a few problems with the lap band and getting gallstones...

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I had my gallbladder removed about 13 years ago so it wasn't a problem for me post-sleeve. Just wanted to say that it truly is the worst pain ever. I'm a mom of two girls and I would rather go through labor again than have gallstone pain. Sorry, you will feel better after you have it surgically removed. Good luck with everything.

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I wanted my doc to remove mine as well but he said I did not have to. I do worry about that happening to me :unsure: He did put me on Actigal 300mg, 2X a day, for the next six months. He said this is what he does for his patients and that works thus far. My PCP thought his method of treatment was ok. I take them faithfully. Really hope you will feel better!!!

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I'm hoping for my doctor to just give me medication and it works. If Not then it does sound like surgery will be in my future again. I don't min though because I never want to feel that pain again.

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M2G.... I told my husband the same thing. I would rather go through childbirth again then go through that.

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What about the headaches? Did anyone experience them and what did you do to get relief?

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My doctor scheduled me for surgery to remove my gallbladder July 3rd. I'm a little nervous.

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