Dover, OH
A 29-year-old female asked:

Gallstones seen on u/s & having severe pain in my abdomen however hida scan came back normal, is it possible pain is still related 2 gallbladder?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
Yes: Standard HIDA scan will generally be abnormal only in the setting of cholecystitis. If you have pain due to gallstone attack/biliary colic, or functional gallbladder disorder/gallbladder dyskinesia, the standard HIDA may be normal.
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