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what is biliary colic

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Gallstone disease: The gallbladder holds bile and squeezes it out when needed to help the gut absorb fat. Stones can develop within the gallbladder, so that when the ga ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Spasm of the bile : ducts, infection, inflammation or stones/sludge in bile ducts causing abdominal pain and discomfort.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder Attack: Gallstones cause pain by blocking the duct that connects the gallbladder to the intestinal tract. When the gallbladder is obstructed and gets stimula ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Engel
20 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
I agree with : Dr. Rosen's answer. Excellent description of the problem and its spontaneous resolution. Of note, some patients are at increased risk for developing g ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Progresses: Biliary colic can result from gallstones or biliary dyskinesia. If it gets worse over time , one may need to consider having the gall bladder removed.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Bilairy colic misnom: Bilairy colic is a misnomer as it is not really a colic. It is ocnstant pain and can occur after eating fatyty meals and may occur off and on for day. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Pain: Biliary colic is abdominal pain usually located in the right uppwer quadrant of the abdomen under the ribs. It can be precipitated by eating a meal h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
When severe enough..: ...It's npo - "nothing by mouth" - followed by surgery. In mild cases, bland vegetarian low-fat diet might help.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Biliary colic: Biliary colic or gallbladder attack pain occurs when a gallstone temporarily gets stuck in the bile duct. The pain is mainly in the right upper abdo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Bondar
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't manage it at: Home. Sometimes, biliary colic can be exacerbated by fatty foods, so these could be avoided. But, symptomatic gall stones need to be removed surgicall ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
BILIARY COLIC: Biliary colic are right sided abdominal pain caused by gall bladder stone radiating to the back, it is severe causing you to double up.It is relieved ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
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