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Biliary colic

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Gallstone disease: The gallbladder holds bile and squeezes it out when needed to help the gut absorb fat. Stones can develop within the gallbladder, so that when the ga ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Progresses: Biliary colic can result from gallstones or biliary dyskinesia. If it gets worse over time , one may need to consider having the gall bladder removed.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Gallbladder Attack: Gallstones cause pain by blocking the duct that connects the gallbladder to the intestinal tract. When the gallbladder is obstructed and gets stimula ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Bilairy colic misnom: Bilairy colic is a misnomer as it is not really a colic. It is ocnstant pain and can occur after eating fatyty meals and may occur off and on for day. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: They can cause biliary colic. But not all gallstones cause symptoms and not all cases of biliary colic are from gallstones.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
No : It may have similar symptoms but they are different.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cheng
34 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Kasai procedure: Biliary atresia is most often diagnosed in the neonates. The first line treatment is a surgical procedure called portoenterotomy (kasai) in which a l ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Cohen
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Gallstones: Yes. Blocking the bile duct , the stones cause a backup of bile coming out of the liver into the gallbladder. Excessive bile leaks into the blood stre ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
No: There is no proof that it is hereditary. Fortunately it is quite rare.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Yes, biliary: Dyskinesia can cause damage, and it can also be a result of pathology in pancreas, liver or biliary tree. Byt 91% ejection is normal. Consult with a ... Read More
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Right upper abd pain: Gallstones can cause no symptoms or pain in the upper abd especially when eating fatty food. Go to your doc for referral for ultrasound. If you have s ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Gallbladder dyskines: It is a test for dysfunctional gallbladder/ talk to your pcp regarding the appropriate test.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Basically no: There's a pair of genes that carry the ability to develop the disease and these run in families, but it's not inherited like sickle cell, huntington's ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Severely narrow duct: We occasionally find infants who appear normal at birth, yet as they get older & grow bigger, the bile (waste) from the liver is unable to get out. Th ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pancrease (pancrelipase) and biliar: The biliary system is a collection of tubes that end in gall bladder. The panreatic duct arises in pancreazse and joins common bile duct. This tube em ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Biliary dyskinesia: Sphincter of oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, increased phasic contraction frequenc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain w/meals, cramps: Gallbladder pain is usually describes as colicky (cramping) that comes in waves, stimulated by fatty meals, as such meals stimulate the gallbladder to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
While having colic?: Not a good combo if biliary colic occurring. Typically onset with fatty foods, so e.g. Pepperoni pizza and beer is not unusual trigger. If history o ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
As for anyone: Many people have gallstones and most give little or no trouble. You'd get the idea from reading the internet that most diseases can be made to improve ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Surgery: Surgery would be the most definitive way to tackle this issue and get rid of your abdominal pain.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faisal Qureshi
27 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Yes: Operated on one yesterday.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Liver hemangiomas occur at random and are harmless.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not sure what: An MRCP WITHOUT SECRETION MEANS. Could you please clarify? Thank you
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Remove diseased GB: Biliary colic occurs when a stone tries to exit the gallbladder. Stones form from stone-prone bile and/or damaged gallbladder, with poor emptying. S ... Read More
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