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obstruction of the common bile duct causes

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Jaundice.: The color of turmeric and the color of jaundice caused by biliary obstruction in deep yellow.It is recommended not to use turmeric when you have bilia ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levin
Dr. Amy Levin answered
16 years experience General Surgery
Colicky pain: Gallstones/sludge cause symptoms referred to as biliary dyskinesia (not the other way around). Large stones can get stuck in the common bile duct but ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Sphincter muscle : At the end of the duct, just at it's entry to the intestine. There is a circular muscle that closes off the duct when bile is not needed to digest foo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: You need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. Only then can you find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Various: Multiple reasons/ stones/ sludge/pancreatic problems/ scarring.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nonspecific: I believe that the ductal findings are nonspecific. Sludge in the gall bladder can cause abdominal distress and indigestion. A gastroenterologist woul ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info. : This result only means that you need more testing before we can hazard a guess as to cause. Blood testing. MRCP or ERCP. There could, for example, be ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zbigniew Moszczynski
29 years experience General Surgery
Need more info: the dilated common bile duct is more concerning and could possibly cause your symptoms. I would more information to be able to discuss further testing ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Common Bile Duct: If the bile duct is decreasing and has been obstructed, i would be concerned about continued obstruction which can cause inflammation and pain.
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
If its totally: occluded the bile has to go somewhere....the blood (jaundice) or backwards to the stomach (nausea vomiting) Hope this is helpful and I assume you are ... Read More

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