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dilated bile duct after gallbladder removal

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Rare but can happen: It is not unheard of to have bile duct stones after removal of the gallbladder. Usually it occurs within two year of the operation, but can occur lat ... 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 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: You should get it checked out. Sometime there is stone which could be retained in cbd to cause dilation and pain.
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Depends: Ask your doctor how dilated the bile duct is. After gallbladder removal, it is normal to have a slightly enlarged bile duct. Additionally, as you ag ... Read More
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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
Two causes: First a retained stone. Or biliary dyskinesia a condition in which the exit muscle at the tip of the bile duct becomes abnormal and causes obstruction ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
GI function: You will be ready when your GI function returns to normal , no abdominal distention and no pain , when you are doing all things your were doing before ... 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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
38 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stent?: Usually to treat a stricture they may place a stent to keep it open. An ERCP alone is just diagnostic.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
? pancreas problem: Dilated bile duct suggests stone in distal duct obstructing duct to cause dilation. If no stone present may be obstruction as duct passes under head o ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Not required : Even after removal of gall bladder bile salt metabolism will be same most bile salts are absorbed by gut and recirculated..
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Training: You do not need them. Naturopaths are trained differently and so are thought the you do, though there is no scientific evidence to back that. The gall ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaypal Arya
36 years experience Gastroenterology
GERD: ACID REFLUX IS MORE COMMOM THAN BILE REFLUX
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