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Bile duct obstruction with no gallbladder

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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?
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 36 years experience
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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
Pediatric Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Stent?: Usually to treat a stricture they may place a stent to keep it open. An ERCP alone is just diagnostic.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
35 years experience
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hossam Khalil
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Further evaluation: Inflammation of gall bladder may occur without gall stones would recommend gastroenterologist and ct scan of abdomen and pelvis.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
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
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Clip: It could very well be a surgical clip intentionally placed in that area by your surgeon at that time.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Stone in gallbladder does not cause obstruction. When a stone moves out of the gallbladder, coming down along with the bile and the stone is stuck on ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Pain: You should get it checked out. Sometime there is stone which could be retained in cbd to cause dilation and pain.