Jacks Creek, TN
A 29-year-old female asked:
severe pain in upper right ribs. drs don't know if it's bile duct stones or liver. hard to breathe when it hurts and pain lasts for hours. mrcp apt 15?
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Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Choledocholithiasis: Choledocholithiasis is the medical term for retained gallstones in the bile duct. It can result in pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen and/or jaundice. There can be many other causes of right upper quadrant pain after gallbladder removal, but an MRCP is a very useful test for detecting those stones if present. If your pain is that severe, don't delay. Good luck.
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