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moderately distended gallbladder

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
As an isolated: finding it is of uncertain significance, it may mean nothing. It has to be interpreted in the context of your entire clinical picture, i.e. does your ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Cause and effect: Distended gallbladder and stomach may be a consequence of a viral gastroenteritis, but not necessarily a cause. Not eating for example can lead to a d ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Probably: It depends on your symptoms. If you are not having any pain, nausea or vomiting, the distention is likely not a problem. It can be a subjective call ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neel Karne
17 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Usually when the GB is distended it is usually seen when a person is not eating. Generally a is a incidental finding and does not need anything unless ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
As loaded barrel: Gall bladder contracts and empties the bile with fatty meal , physiological distended gb is filled to the capacity , ready to empty after meal results ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes yes: But most likely that it has not received stimulus to empty, such as fasting state. If it fails to empty in response to eating or to cck, it could be ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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No, so far as known: Good question! But it is nice to know why and how you know you have a distended gallbladder, which is usually suspected on imaging study like US, CT.. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist (or "gi" doctor) will be best suited to evaluate and advise in this matter.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Choledochal cyst: A choledochal cyst is a possibility. It may or may not cause problems, so it will need to be monitored.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Many: Various causes including pressure on neck of baldder from masses in liver and pancreas. Needs ultrasound and possible ct scan. Best wishes
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