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blocked bile duct after gallbladder surgery

A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Not a "waste": I disagree with the "waste" comment...It is important to determine if a residual stone is blocking the COMMON BILIARY DUCT which also drains your PANC ... Read More

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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 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
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Biliary stones: It has been suggested that the biliary ducts have some stone forming potential. There are medications that can be used in the long term that may help ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
20 years experience General Surgery
Bile duct injury : It sounds like you had a very hostile gallbladder but to this point things have been repaired and that you have a t-tube in place. That tube help stra ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need ERCP: You may have retained stones inside bile ducts most likely in the common duct , ERCP and and retrieval possible in most of the time , see a GI spec ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family Practice: A blocked cbd usually causes pain and jaundice. An ultrasound and liver function tests would be ordered if it is suspected.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Buckley
30 years experience General Surgery
ERCP vs MRCP & Labs: Ercp vs mrcp &labs.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Not directly: After surgery for gallbladder removal, your body changes. The liver may learn to make less bile, the bile duct will dilate slightly to hold some bile, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends on...: what is being treated, duration of treatment so far, dose response to medication, inciting factors (ongoing NSAID use, tobacco, alcohol), likelihood o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Hi, depending on where the tube is this could be normal or abnormal. If the draining tube is meant to drain the bile( eg-as a means of protecting a bi ... Read More

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