Gloria - posted on 12/13/2013 ( 31 moms have responded )
Hello!! My name is Gloria,and I have 5 children and I am a 32 years old and pregnant with baby 6!!.
I am sick with pain on my chest, and on the right side of my stomach!!!! For 3 1/2 months now!!!!.I lost 13 pounds!!. Went to the E.R. with so much pain!.They said it was Gastritis, and went home,I took the Ranitidine and didn't help with the pain after 3 1/2 months of suffering with pain 2 ultrasounds, and blood work, they found out gallstones!!!! On the ultrasound, I went to the Surgeon and he said that I need to have gallbladder surgery!!! An told him I want to wait for my baby girl to be born!!! And he said that if I wait I can have complications like pancreatitis, and liver damage and gangrene and that can kill me!!!. And he also told me that it was very risky to operate on 2 people my baby and me, I also have gestational diabetes!!!.I don't know what to do?? Please if you know someone or if you had gallbladder surgery in pregnancy please share your experience and advice with me!!. And if it is safe for the baby?? Thanks and God bless you all !!!.