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had my gall bladder removed last year. Does this have anything to do with kidneys?
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mamimarya posted:
Last November my gal bladder was very large and full of stones. The doctor that saw me, did emergency surgery the next day because it was so bad. Since this operation I cant eat anything greasy or fried. I also have been having kidney infections almost every week. They will give me antibiotics and after I take the prescription up, a few days later, I have another infection. Does the fact, I had my gall bladder removed, give me the frequents kidney infections? Thank you for any information about this.

Marya
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john-skpt responded:
I can't see any DIRECT connection between gallbladder and kidney infections.

Has anyone does an actual urine culture to identify if, and what type, or bacteria is present? Or do they just diagnose an infection based on symptoms?

I can think of a lot of reasons that the gallbladder surgery might cause pain that could easily mimic a kidney infection. (Without there really be an infection there at all.)

It would be good to know exactly what tests have been done, and exactly what was found, and also what symptoms cause you to suspect an infection.


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