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i have gallstones... so now what?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 14, 2010
  • 07:00 PM

about two months ago i started having pains in my right abdomen. two visits to the hospital and the doctors told me that i wasn't important and they wouldn't do anything. the third visit they sent me to ultrasound, and that revealed that i have gallstones. they said that a surgeon would call me to talk to me about my options by the 10th, and i still haven't heard anything from the surgeon. i've gone back to the hospital since, and they won't do anything for me, even when i'm in severe pain. i've even gone to my doctor, and he won't really do anything either. what can i do if the doctors refuse to do anything for me?

just recently, i've been having the exact same pains that i have in my right abdomen, on the left side as well. i don't want to go back to the hospital for this right now, as i know they won't do anything. what does this mean? does it have something to do with the gallstones, or is this something else?

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  • about two months ago i started having pains in my right abdomen. two visits to the hospital and the doctors told me that i wasn't important and they wouldn't do anything. the third visit they sent me to ultrasound, and that revealed that i have gallstones. they said that a surgeon would call me to talk to me about my options by the 10th, and i still haven't heard anything from the surgeon. i've gone back to the hospital since, and they won't do anything for me, even when i'm in severe pain. i've even gone to my doctor, and he won't really do anything either. what can i do if the doctors refuse to do anything for me?just recently, i've been having the exact same pains that i have in my right abdomen, on the left side as well. i don't want to go back to the hospital for this right now, as i know they won't do anything. what does this mean? does it have something to do with the gallstones, or is this something else?Find yourself a different doctor, first off, and different hospital if you can. Gall stones can be severe if one gets stuck in the common bile duct. Until then, to minimize your pain, go on a super low fat diet. I was seven months preg when I started having problems, it was so bad my white count was uber high, like 50k, and they wanted to wait til my son was born to remove it of course. They put me on a low fat diet, like less than 10 g a day. Directly call a surgeon and tell them what the problem is and schedule it yourself.
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    • November 21, 2010
    • 10:50 AM
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