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Abdominal Ultrasound Shows Gallstones
Past 4 days fatigue, nausea and loose stools in the morning, ok in afternoon, but no appetite. Blood work is fine, abdominal ultrasound showed gallstone. Not pregnant (tested). No urq pain. Gallstone?
nausea fatigue: If you skipped a period, then do urine pregnancy test again. Maybe some type of infection. Keep seeing your doctor. If loose stools persist then do stool test for infection and parasites. Be sure you are not taking medicine or drugs that are working against you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
An abdominal ultrasound in 2008 showed no gallstones.How long does it take for them to form and could I have them now causing problems?
A year ago I had abdominal ultrasound and the results were belly sludge vs. shadow gallstones. What does that mean?
Gallstones: It just means you have gallstones and some thickened bile fluid in your gall ladder. If you have been having pain in your abdomen on the upper right side those stones may be causing it. If not then you have asymptomatic gallstones which are very common and are nothing to worry about. If you are having pain I would see your pcp about it so they can refer you to a surgeon to remove the gallbladder. ...Read more
Had an abdominal ultrasound today and found out my gallbladder was contracted but have no gall stones even after fasting for 12 hours?
Contracted gallbladd: If you have pain in the rt upper abdomen then you should have your gallbladder removed. ...Read more
Please tell me, could you find bowel cancer from an abdominal ultrasound when looking for gallstones?
A lot: Ultrasound evaluates the liver, gallbladder, spleen, aorta, inferior vena cava, kidneys and pancreas. It can detect fluid in the abdomen and often will demonstrate enlarged lymph nodes. Abnormal bowel loops from crohn's disease, appendicitis, and colonic diverticulitis can also be seen. Best results can be had when the ultrasonographer is given info about what is most suspected clinically. ...Read more
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