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Partially distended gallbladder

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Polyp or cholesterol: Gall stones cast acoustic shadows , with out as you describing , may be polyps , which have high incidence of malignant transformation in a large po... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Gall bladder: Distension of the gall bladder may be due to improper emptying. See a gastroenterologist for expert advice.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Surgeon: In view of the partially distended gall bladder and the possibility that the gall bladder now contains sludge from dissolved cholesterol gall stones, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
Interventional Radiology 47 years experience
Sounds normal: The urinary bladder and the gall bladder each fill and empty regularly in normal people every day. The comment on the ultrasound report doesn't indic... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
See answer: The presence of bowel gas and some degree of urinary bladder and gall bladder distension are all fairly common and most often "normal" findings on an ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neel Karne
Surgery 19 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Widmeyer
Specializes in Surgery - Vascular
Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist (or "gi" doctor) will be best suited to evaluate and advise in this matter.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
Interventional Radiology 21 years experience
Implies inflammation: The gallbladder is a sac which stores bile. It releases it's bile in response to hormones for help with digestion. There are two main reasons the gall... Read More