Before anyone knew I had Celiac, the great idea was to take out my gall bladder, cause it must be why I kept getting sick. Nope. Gall bladder out... still sick. I think I had an unnecessary surgery, but I'm OK, so why worry about it?
This was very nearly me. Several ER visits, consult with my primary-care, exam by GE specialist -- everything pointed to gallbladder problems, so let's just take it out. But since stones never appeared on scans, I kept asking questions, and the GE doc did an output test (PIPTA?) 90% functioning -- gall bladder is just FINE!
So we keep looking for what's truly going on, and now celiac is the top contender.