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acute cholecystitis

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 years experience in General Surgery
Infalmmed gallbladde: Acute cholecystitis is an abrupt onset of gallbaldder inflammation most commonly caused by obstruction of the gallbladder duct by stones. Most are inf ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Depends on severity: Of acute cholecystitis. In severe cases, an operation needs to be done right away. In less severe cases, limited amount of oral intake is ok, as lon ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Issam Halaby
24 years experience in General Surgery
Cholecystitis: Acute cholecystitisacute is almost always treated surgically, and emr gently, unless the patient is too high of a risk for anesthetic. In that case, a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience in General Surgery
Antibiotic : Antibiotic, pain medication, then gallbladder surgery.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Inflammation: Acute cholecystitis would suggest blockage of the opening of the gallbladder due to gallstones. Acute indicates sudden onset, may need urgent medical ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Acute cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder typically due to a persistent obstruction of the tube leading from the gallbladder, the cystic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Right upper abdominal pains or mid upper abdominal pains with nausea after eating can be a sign of gallbladder inflammation from gallstones. Have you ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: An ultrasound would be used to tell if the paiins are from the gallbladder or not. There are many causes of abdominal pain. There are no pure "clinica ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe: Upper abdominal pains can be caused by many things. Gallstones, stomach ulcer, gastritis, pancreatitis, kidney stone, constipation. Needs a complete e ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Not likely: If your thyroid has been in control for those 18 years, it did not contribute to your gall bladder disease. It's common in other disorders, however or ... Read More
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