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Recent Gallbladder removal, swollen lymphnodes in stomach.

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I recently had a follow up with my surgeon who removed my gallbladder 4 weeks ago. He scheduled a CT 2 weeks out to rule out lymphoma as I had multiple enlarged lymphnodes in my stomach prior to my surgery. Is it typical for lymphnodes to be swollen in your stomach when having gallbladder issues/removal? Are swollen lymphnodes in the stomach an unrelated issue with nothing to do with the gallbladder issue? I feel great and am as active as I was prior to surgery; running, weight lifting, etc. However, the only symptom I have noticed is I get about 3-5 bloody noses about 5 days a week.
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replied August 28th, 2016
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Any bowel inflammation can lead to lymph nodes swelling and lymphoma is overrated. So yes it is likely correlated with your gallbladder surgery. Talk to your doctor and let them clinically correlate your abdominal lymphadenopathy.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan



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