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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Stylman
37 years experience in General Surgery
Pertaining to bile: Biliary means anything related to the production, storage, secretion, or flow of bile, whether in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, or into the inte ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
13 years experience in Preventive Medicine
More info: Please clarify. What are your concerns regarding biliary illness? Please elaborate.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonid Basovich
17 years experience in Family Medicine
HIDA / DECIDA: Billiary scan also known as hida or decida scan is study to assess functional status of gallbladder, excretory function of liver, and potency of bile ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Bile can't get out: Biliary obstruction means something is blocking the flow of bile into the small intestine. Bile helps digest fats. Bile is made in the liver and flows ... 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. 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 member asked:
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 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 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 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience in General Surgery
They may: It is not unusual for patients to have slight elevations in their liver enzymes with gall stones. This is probably caused by sub clinical inflammation ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
HIDA scan: Diagnosis is made to confirm non function of the gallbladder.An ultrasound will show no stones and be normal. A hida scan will demonstrate decreased f ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Immune dysregulation: The immune system is not functioning normally in primary biliary cirrhosis. That and the chronic inflammation contrive to raise IgM.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
Yes if there's pain.: Pain after eating, anywhere in the upper abdomen, especially with fatty foods, may be cholecystitis. This is true if stones are present, called "chole ... 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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