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bile duct obstruction with no gallbladder

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Biliary colic or not: Additional testing may clarify the need for surgery. Do you have elevated liver tests? Have you had a CCK-HIDA scan?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely surgery.: Your can try to minimize the impact of these stones through maintaining a low-fat diet, but you won’t be able to get rid of the stones through diet. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Sphincter muscle : At the end of the duct, just at it's entry to the intestine. There is a circular muscle that closes off the duct when bile is not needed to digest foo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
38 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stent?: Usually to treat a stricture they may place a stent to keep it open. An ERCP alone is just diagnostic.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
You could: Still have common bile duct stones, or other obstructions of your biliary system. You need blood tests and possible sonogram, ct scan with contrast, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hossam Khalil
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Further evaluation: Inflammation of gall bladder may occur without gall stones would recommend gastroenterologist and ct scan of abdomen and pelvis.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Gallbladder: The stone removed from the bile duct came from your gallbladder. If you don't get your gallbladder removed you will be at risk of having the same ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
The stone passed: If you are otherwise recovering well from gallbladder removal surgery, you can rest assured the inflammation was part of the disease process and nothi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Gall bladder stone : Usually stones are formed in the gall bladder and come down to common bile duct. So many times they are left in the common bile duct from before remov ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Clip: It could very well be a surgical clip intentionally placed in that area by your surgeon at that time.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: You should get it checked out. Sometime there is stone which could be retained in cbd to cause dilation and pain.
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