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how long after eating should gallbladder contract

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Unlikely: I suspect there is another cause of your symptoms. There are numerous possibilities from peptic ulcers disease to celiac disease to food allergies or ... Read More
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Yes : Different surgeons use different cutoffs but less than 35% may mean there is an obstructive process (stone? Sludge? Spasm? Inflamation?) that is preve ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
No limit : There is no true limit on time. If it is just begging on the disease- may be first attack - can happen with in couple hrs, however, as disease progre ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Repeated experience in regularly suffering from pain soon after eating especially after fatty foods may suggest being related with gallbladder dysfunc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Forsythe
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Somewhat unusual: Typically a low fat food, like bananas, should help prevent gallbladder problems. It may be more related to reflux, gastritis or possibly signs of a d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: Nausea after eating, especially fried or fatty foods, may be due to gall bladder disease. An ultrasound of the gall bladder should confirm or rule out ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: A low ejection fraction will make things uncomfortable especially with high fatty foods.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Just because an: Ultrasound was clear does not clear the gallbladder. Sometimes if it is very sluggish in emptying it will cause the same symptoms and the only cure is ... Read More
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
BILIARY DYSKINESIA: A poorly functioning gallbladder has an ejection fraction of 35% or less. About 10% of the gallbladder patients i deal with don't have any gallstones ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Diet: Try to avoid much fried, fatty, greasy foods. See your doctor about trying medication Questran (cholestyramine) to absorb excess bile.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Consult surgeon: I would suggest a repeat surgical evaluation and liver function blood testing - certainly call your surgeon.
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