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can a colonoscopy cause an inflamed gall bladder

A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: Colon prep is mainly laxative. Gallbladder attack comes from Fatty food.Some times the gall stone blocks the Ampula of Vater an opening at the Duoden ... Read More
Dr. Gibrham Rodriguez
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible: Theoretically speaking is possible. Anything that stimulates the digestive system can potentially trigger a biliary colic (gallbladder attack) . Certa ... Read More
Dr. Boris Sheynin
22 years experience Internal Medicine
It may: Potentially it could. More likely, though, it may cause colonic spasms, which in the right place could be difficult to tell from gall bladder attack

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
50 years experience General Surgery
No: A colonoscopy examines the inside of the colon and does not look inside the abdomen as a laporoscopy would.
Dr. Russell Juno
22 years experience General Surgery
No: On rare occasions a colonoscopy can possible cause some injury to the liver or spleen.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
First : First of all you need a surgeon who is willing to do an ex lap surgery. The only thing i think they may find is possible scar tissue and honestly I am ... Read More
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Probably, no: It will be difficult to find a surgeon (a good one at least) that will simply explore your abdomen with no clear indication, especially if you have ne ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Yes, : It could. I hope you are treated properly and after the inflammation subsides one should consider removal of your gb that has probably stones in it. D ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See below: Gallstones can move inside the gallbladder. They could move into the gallbladder opening causing blockage, or even move into the bile ducts causing pa ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Gallstones: Can cause obstruction of outflow of bile from the gallbladder, through cystic duct, and into the common duct. When the gallbladder contracts against ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Generally, no, but..: Gallbladder sludge is not infrequent & incidental as shown on imaging studies like US or CT scan, and usually causes no symptom as long as having ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
17 years experience Family Medicine
Caffeine: Caffeine is a known bladder irritant and can cause urinary frequency and urgency.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
No: See your pcp or ent.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Post surgery care: There are several possibilities, including passing a gallstone from the lower duct. If your pain is not controllable with your prescribed pain regimen ... Read More
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