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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mahoney
46 years experience General Surgery
No: There is a medication that will dissolve gallstones but it sometimes causes liver damage. The stones will come back so it is safer in the long run to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
25 years experience Family Medicine
Possible ulcer: Could be ulcer or gallbladder disease
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roshni Patel
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gallbladder attack: Pain under right rib cage. Pain worse with eating fatty meal. Pain can radiate to back. Pain associated with nausea, vomiting, possibly fever, chill ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pain w/meals, cramps: Gallbladder pain is usually describes as colicky (cramping) that comes in waves, stimulated by fatty meals, as such meals stimulate the gallbladder to ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
The evidence says...: There is no evidence that anything helps prevent gall stones. However, if you avoid being overweight, avoid drinks high in sugar and fat, and avoid t ... Read More
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Right upper abd pain: Gallstones can cause no symptoms or pain in the upper abd especially when eating fatty food. Go to your doc for referral for ultrasound. If you have s ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
No: There are certain medications (bile salt resins) that have been used to dissolve retained common bile duct stones and gallstones(if <3) (cholesterol ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Hurt in similar area: Many patients who had gall stone pain (biliary colic) hurt in their upper central abdomen and between their shoulders. Many of my patients went to er ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Lap chole: Gall bladder surgery is usually a very common proceedure called a laparoscopic cholecystectomy in which a surgeon places 3 - 4 tiny holes in your abdo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pain w/meals, cramps: Gallbladder pain is usually describes as colicky (cramping) that comes in waves, stimulated by fatty meals, as such meals stimulate the gallbladder to ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, epigastric pain: The most common pain due to gallbladder disease is epigastric, usually associated also with RUQ pain. However, it can stand alone as the only symptom. ... Read More
A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unclear: Cystic duct obstruction of gallbladder is complicated by cholecystitis, pain, and commonly need for cholecystectomy. Pain more commonly in right up ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
As for anyone: Many people have gallstones and most give little or no trouble. You'd get the idea from reading the internet that most diseases can be made to improve ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
It can: Any food can cause an attack in patients with gallbladder disease. Usually, patients report that fried or fatty foods cause the most symptoms. Are you ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not by itself: Depends on what the person is feeling. Are there gallstones, abdominal pain and nausea? Any concern for infection? What test said there was gallbladd ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
No: Surgery to remove the gallbladder would not cause diabetes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
No. : The gallbladder empties into the duodenum, the segment of small intestine just beyond the stomach. The gallbladder empties into the cystic duct, which ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Vaniver
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Bad gallbladder: Symptoms include nausea, bloating, left shoulder pain, right upper abdominal pain, light colored stool, or yellow colored skin. In worse cases, fever, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely: Alcohol is a well known risk factor for liver disease and particularly pancreatitis. The gallbladder, particularly, sick one reacts unpredictably to a ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Please Clarify: The sphincter of oddi is a normal anatomic structure at the point where the bile duct enters the intestine (see duodenal papilla on pic above). Dysfun ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Different ones: Stomach ulcer symptoms are made worse by lack of food in the stomach & made worse with alcohol, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc. Often eating some food improv ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon: Wound infections after surgery need to be evaluated by the surgeon, may need open wound packing, and will likely need antibiotics to prevent worsening ... Read More

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