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UC and gallbladder dyskinesia

Sat, May 22, 2021 9:35 PM

I'm sorry if this is not the right place for this post. I couldn't figure out where else to post it.
So, last year I got diagnosed with mild UC. Last week I started feeling a dull pain on my right side and my doctor found I have biliary dyskinesia. Nobody really explained anything to me. The doctor just said it was a 'cosmetic issue', but it certainly doesn't feel like that. I'm going for a second opinion next week.
Anyway, what is concerning me the most is what would happen if someday I have to remove my gallbladder. Is my UC going to get worse because all the bile is just seeping into my intestines? Does somebody here have any experience?

FPO Crowlyeh
Joined May 22, 2021

Sat, July 17, 2021 6:52 PM

Reply posted for Crowlyeh.

It has been a while since  you posted, so I'm hoping someone or your doctor was able to provide you with some information.  I had gallstones way before I was diagnosed with Crohn's.  Two years ago I had my gallbladder removed, and there is a slight increase in issues.  I can't say how it would impact everyone, but I noticed as long as I don't go too long without eating anything, I'm ok.  I have flares a few times a year even though I'm on Humira.  I can't complain, I used to go to the bathroom over 50 times a day, so down to a few times a day with a few flares a year does not seem too bad.  The biggest issue without my gallbladder with the Crohns is ensuring I eat small meals daily with snacks.  This ensures my stomach stays cool.  Let me know if you have any other questions, and I will try to help!.

FPO fkcrohns
Joined Jul 17, 2021

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