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A 39-year-old female asked:

I found out today that gallbladder is at 9%. some drs tell me that i could run low grade fever and some say not. i don't have any stones.comes and goes?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Your gallbladder is : Not functioning properly and is way below the lowest normal of 30%. It accounts for your shooting pains in your abdomen which radiates to your back. You do not have to have stones to feel bad. It accounts for your other problems also. At least now you have an answer. At times you might run a low grade fever (100.5 or more) you don't have to have stones with a 9% . Answer- surgery.
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 35 years experience
Symptoms too?: Fever is non-specific and doesn't point at the gb alone. Do you have any typical gb symptoms like pain after meals in the ruq? Some illnesses of the gb are caused by build up of cholesterol inside the wall of the gallbladder. No stones will be seen. If you have RUQ pain and 9% ejection fraction from the gallbladder not emptying properly, consider discussing these findings with a general surgeon.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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