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Placement Of A Stent In The Bile Duct
I just had a stent put in by my common bile duct, is it normal to have a tender feeling where my gallbladder is?
What is a strong, clean narcotic for breakthrough pain? I currently have a Butran Patch(5mg) & it's not working.
Possibly need a bile duct stent.
Pain killers: What was the butrans written for, who prescribed it , if for cholongitis that is a wrong medicine all together, gi guys are capable to handle it ...Read more
My father is suffering from periampulary cariconoma and metallic stent placed in bile duct after one week he has got fever what are cause. Pls guide?
Many causes: There are many potential causes of fever in this setting. Certainly it is important for his doctors to be sure that the stent is draining the bile adequately. If your father is at home, be sure his doctors are aware of his fevers. otherwise, be on the lookout for any others symptoms which may give a clue as to the cause of the fevers. Good luck. ...Read more
My grandmother had a plastic bile duct stent put in. It worked fine. Was replaced with metal yesterday and now is jaundice today. Is this normal?
I had a billary Stent placed in my common bile duct in April and I have been having episodes of feeling like I am being punched in my stomach. Could ?
How long will jaundice last after a stent has been inserted to clear a bile duct in the gallbladder?
What are chances a "brushing" of cells in bile liver duct path report during ercp stent placement are incorrect in cancer dx? Says neg but pt has it?
Slight chance: Pathologists are experts for diagnosing cancer from a single cell , in order to do that must get an intact undamaged enough cells , must preserve them , properly store &; label them and send to cyto-pathology lab , even in presence of ca brush may miss it, all of the above can happen then will false negative results , 85 - 90 % time will not happen , will have correct diagnosis ...Read more
Depends: On cause of stenosis. Benign versus malignant lesion. If plastic stents fail, sometimes a metallic stent with or without fabric covering could be placed. Some will require surgical bypass or repair. Your gastroenterologist and surgeon and interventional radiologist will need to come up with a treatment plan. ...Read more
I had had stents placed in my bile duct. I am still in a lot of pain but no blockage and labs normal. Slightly high all phos and WBC. Why still pain?
Need more info: The best person to give you an accurate answer is the physician who placed the stent NOW!! ...Read more
Mom with pancreatic cancer had metal bile duct stent put in, almost 7 days later she is still having pain in right lower abdomen no other symptoms?
Contact surgeon...: It would be most logical and beneficial to refer this Q to the surgeon at this postoperative timing since s/he would have known her clinical and surgical conditions more in details than anyone online. How to effectively conduct the process of visiting her/him can be done by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wishes to your mom's health.. ...Read more