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A 39-year-old male asked:

Freq yellow burning stools, ruq pain, 2 severe attacks but gallbladder us normal, cck hida 53%. stool and blood tests normal. celiac neg. possibly gallbladder still? what else

4 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Abd pain: Gb is possible but with gb us being normal and hida being normal - don't agree to gb removal. It can make things worse! irritable bowel syndrome is high on the list. Talk to your doc about that. You will need to modify your diet. Not sure what you're eating, but chances are dietary modifications can help, at least somewhat.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 39 years experience
I agree that your gallbladder is not likely the issue and surgery to remove the gallbladder could make you worse. See a Gastroenterology specialist if you have not already.
Aug 22, 2013
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Irritable bowel: Doesn't sound like the gallbladder. One important piece of info would be whether or not the cck administration reproduced your symptoms. If it did, may still be the gallbladder. Otherwise think about irritable bowel. Hope this helps!
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology 30 years experience
Probably not: The gall bladder. The likelihood of significant gallbladder disease with a normal hida scan is small, unless you have gallstones. Probably something else GI related though.
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Not likely: Could be but it is not likely. See your doctor again.

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