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Message 1406200 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 0:23:43 UTC

I have what is referred to as a porcelain gall bladder. I've known about it since my car accident three years agp but up till now the doctors didn't seem too concerned. But recently I went to a new doctor who informed me that although right now the condition is not harmful a large proportion of people with this condition end up with gall bladder cancer. So he recommended that it be removed. Same day surgery unless there are complications so I should be home tomorrow evening. I'll let you know how things went as soon as I feel like sitting at the computer.

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Message 1406201 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 0:27:01 UTC - in response to Message 1406200.

Good luck Bob. I hope all goes well and you're back to posting in no time.

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Message 1406203 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 0:32:48 UTC - in response to Message 1406200.

I have what is referred to as a porcelain gall bladder. I've known about it since my car accident three years agp but up till now the doctors didn't seem too concerned. But recently I went to a new doctor who informed me that although right now the condition is not harmful a large proportion of people with this condition end up with gall bladder cancer. So he recommended that it be removed. Same day surgery unless there are complications so I should be home tomorrow evening. I'll let you know how things went as soon as I feel like sitting at the computer.



Bob, you will do fine. I had my nasty gall bladder removed years ago. Had to stay over night. I feel you pain, and wish you all the best, and a speedy recovery, with no cancer. I will say a prayer for you.

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Message 1406206 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 0:44:53 UTC

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Message 1406207 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 0:48:51 UTC

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Message 1406211 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 1:09:26 UTC

Hang in there Bob,
been there, got the "T" shirt.
Keep the drain tube clear....
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Message 1406222 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 1:46:45 UTC

Good op. and recovery, Bob. My 34-yr-old daughter had her's out,
last year. She's fine, certainly, and glad she had it done.


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Message 1406229 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 1:52:47 UTC

Good luck Bob. I will send my prayer along with Lynn's.
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Message 1406241 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 2:10:32 UTC

Good luck, and God bless, Bob... Take care. :-)

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Message 1406244 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 2:16:21 UTC

Next time we meet, you definitely have bring some of those along .
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Message 1406249 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 2:19:39 UTC - in response to Message 1406244.

Next time we meet, you definitely have bring some of those along .


Unfortunately, they are only a UK item... They'd have to be imported to the U.S.

There was a British Goods store back East somewhere that I found on the internet that gets them occasionally; but, I haven't kept up with them; so, I don't know if they still sell them here.


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Message 1406286 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 6:00:32 UTC

Good luck Bob, I had mine out in 1990 under the old way. Was in the hosital for allmost a week. The new way is the ticket. You will do fine.
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Message 1406316 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 6:47:13 UTC

Adding my prayers for a quick and clean procedure, no complications, and a speedy return to normalcy.
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Message 1406327 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 7:28:30 UTC

Good luck Bob !
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Message 1406340 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 8:14:57 UTC

Good luck bob and best wishes.

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Message 1406352 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 8:54:51 UTC - in response to Message 1406340.

Good luck bob and best wishes.

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Message 1406384 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 10:36:31 UTC

Yep, good luck to you Bob....


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Message 1406492 - Posted: 22 Aug 2013, 14:58:52 UTC

Wishing you a speedy and uneventful recovery.

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Message 1406808 - Posted: 23 Aug 2013, 8:59:58 UTC

Awaiting hopefully good news in time.

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Message 1406921 - Posted: 23 Aug 2013, 14:54:22 UTC

Everything went as planned. I woke up at 11:30AM more or less and my brother drove me home about an hour later. I spent the rest of the day in bed. It hurts the most just below my sternum like someone kicked me in the chest. I now have one less part of my body to go wrong. I just got up to eat some breakfast, take a pain pill and go back to bed.
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