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electrolytes and the gallbladder

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
See below: A normal gallbladder is about 3 to 4 inches long and about 1.5 to 2 inches wide. Normal capacity is up to 100 cc of bile so it is very light in weight ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Park
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
GB sludge: The higher the fat content, the more sludge...thickened bile acids you’ll have. Not quite gallstones yet but on their way to form stones. Look at the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
In most people: It is on the right side.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
26 years experience Surgical Oncology
Right: The gallbladder lies underneath the liver and is usually on the right side. Since the liver can have anomalies to it, the gb can lie more in the midli ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Depend what symptoms you are experiencing. If you feel great then be sure to eT correct avoid fatty greasy foods etc. if you have discomfort go see yo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Normal: A contracted gallbladder without gallstones is a normal finding after eating ; needs no treatment or "cure." if you also have gallstones the ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
It's empty: The gallbladder largely functions as a bag that concentrates bile made in the liver. Between meals, bile flows from the liver into the bile duct, and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: The gall bladder is a muscular sac that stores digestive enzymes (bile). Many individuals under go a procedure known as a cholecystectomy, which is a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Pain and nausea: Upper abdominal pressure discomfort with gas and bloated feeling after eating, may get upper abdominal pain and nausea, sometimes vomiting. Worse afte ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Usually stones.: The gallbladder is most commonly removed because of gallstones, but it may also be removed if the gallbladder is inflamed or infected. Gallbladder rem ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience Transplant Surgery
Not much: Sometimes after people have their gallbladder removed they can have loose stools after eating fatty foods. This can occur in about 40% of people. It ... Read More

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