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A 22-year-old female asked:
Upper right abdo pain. had many severe attacks, been 4 weeks and still hurting... ultrasound, bloods, urines, x-ray normal, .. any ideas? i'm suffering
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amy Levineanswered
Radiology 25 years experience
More tests?: A nuclear medicine test (hida scan) can help evaluate gallbladder function, if you haven't already had one.
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Dr. Joseph Accursoanswered
Radiology 31 years experience
A nuclear medicine: Exam called a hepatobiliary or hida scan may be useful. A hida scan images how the liver makes and secretes bile, as well as how the gallbladder (gb) stores it. You need to discuss this with your doctor. If performed, i would encourage use of sincalide, an injectable medicine that makes the gallbladder contract and provides more information about the gb function than just a hida scan alone.
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Last updated Dec 28, 2014
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