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Difference between gallbladder pain and pancreatitis pain

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Gallstones may cause: ...both organs to inflame, but gallbladder pain is slowly crescendo, centered in RUQ, with radiation to right shoulder blade and around the right side ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Difficult: to tell without a medical history, physical exam & some tests. Usually gallbladder discomfort occurs a few hours after eating fatty or greasy food ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Location: Typically, gallbladder pain is in the upper abdomen (middle to right side), and radiates to the back. Crampy, comes and goes, onset 30' or so after ea ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
You may not: It would help to see a doctor. I provided you a link for information on GERD.http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/guide/reflux-disease-gerd-1#1
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
A good history: There are some different nuances with each type of pain. If you speak with your doctor, between a good history and a physical exam, your doctor can us ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Done deal?: I really do not understand the question. There are several causes of pancreatitis. Yes, ERCP is one of them. The other causes are of course gallstones ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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May have C.R.A.P.: That Chronic Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis. See gastroenterologist for MRI of Pancrease (pancrelipase) and repeat ERCP. May need Child's 90% Pancreatic ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes but not routine: but much simpler and less methods are available , rarely MRI also used for such problem if sono CT are not conclusive as an additional measure.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Probably not: Appendix usually not related to pancreatitis. Gallstones are common cause of pancreatitis with blockage of bile duct, stopping pancreatic enzymes fr ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Unrelated: Absence of the appendix or gallbladder have no effect on development of pancreatitis.

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