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gallbladder surgery complications

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  • January 27, 2007
  • 00:43 AM

Had gallbladder surgery and one week later started feeling sick,
high fevers, sweats, pain in right side. Returned to doctor and
was told to go home and quit worrying. Temperature kept going
up and I got sicker and had to go to ER. I was hospitalized with
high liver enzymes, high white blood count and high fever. The doctor
ran ultrasound, and MRI thinking that I might have a stone stuck in the
bile duct. The MRI showed nothing and they sent me home with antibiotics and pain meds. My temp was still going back and forth to 102.

Went back to see doctor and was sent for CatScan. It showed fluid
in the area of the liver. I was again hospitalized and the fluid was
drained using a CT assisted catherization. Now, I have a drainage
tube on my side with tons of pus coming out. The doctor still doesn't
have lab report on what the fluid contains nor, does he know the reason
for the fluid. I'm starting to get suspicious of these two surgeons. I think
they are hiding the fact that the surgery caused the problem.

Has anyone ever had this happen to them? The docs should have done
the CT scan from the beginning and I wouldn't have suffered so bad.

I am just not getting answers, can anyone help.

thanks. pj

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