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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Need follow up. : Sometimes the stent can become clogged or displaced. Call the doctor who placed the stent. For severe pain or fever may need to go to the ER.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes: I do not know why you had a biliary stent placed, but it is usually for some type of bile duct blockage. Upper abdominal discomfort and yellow jaundic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Yes you should: it depend on the circumstances around the inflammation and what symptoms you have.i will be concerned and I will check with my GI for proper evaluatio ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
23 years experience Hepatology
Yes: Common bile dict stones ate similar to gallstones but can be dangerous as they can cause blockage resulting in infections such as cholangitis and pan ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: You need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. Only then can you find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Various: Multiple reasons/ stones/ sludge/pancreatic problems/ scarring.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The common: Bile duct is formed by the coming together of the bile duct from the liver and the bile duct from the gallbaldder. It ends in the small bowel.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Ductal dilatation: I would be happy to answer your questions about bile duct dilatation. If you have the test results that show the dilatation, and if you have any recen ... Read More

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