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Acid Reflux And Gallbladder
Taking PPI for acid reflux after gallbladder surgery but not feeling better. Could it be caused by an imbalance in the body and if so tests to find.
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
Increased indigestion and acid reflux since gallbladder removed 17 weeks ago. Will this eventually calm down and go away?
Post-cholecystectomy: Post-cholecystectomy syndrome (PCS) is defined as a complex of heterogeneous symptoms, consisting of upper abdominal pain and dyspepsia, after cholecystectomy. This term is inaccurate, as it encompasses biliary & non-biliary disorders, possibly unrelated to cholecystectomy. Read more at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC347344 ...Read more
Yes: Could be many things. Those are two if the common causes ...Read more
Having upper abdominal pains all day long did not take my aciphex today been belching passing gas an bowl movements acid reflux or gallbladder wch one?
Could be either/both: This could certainly be your reflux, but could also be a gallbladder attack. The symptoms are usually right upper quadrant pain, nausea, sometimes vomiting, often diarrhea, and these symptoms are usually worse after eating - esp after a fatty meal. Go see your doc and they will likely check some labs and get an ultrasound, and that will help decide. Be well! ...Read more
I have a dry cough and feel very gaggy like i could get sick, morning is the worst time.I have acid reflux & low function gallbladder. What is thecause?
Hiatal hernia/colic: Biliary colic, hiatal hernia are possible diagnosis. The low functioning gallbladder by tech hida may be contributor to nausea. You are outpatient, so you have choice about next step in care. Take a friend with you to doc, ask questions about risk/benefit of ongoing medical care, further testing, adding surgical removal of gallbladder, nissan wrap. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hiatal hernia, acid reflux & gallbladder sludge. Can these all be fixed in one surgery? Is it advisable? Are these all for gastroenterologist?
Maybe: The surgeries to address these problems are different surgeries. Could they be done together - yes. Will they be done together - ask your surgeon. Gastroenterologists do no do surgery. ...Read more
Does acid reflux increases with gallbladder surgery? I''ve never suffer from acid reflux before operation but soon after I had a sore burning throat.
Overlapping symptoms: The symptoms from GERD or gastritis can in many instances overlap with biliary tract or gallbladder disease symptoms. In either case it would be best to start with treatment and workup with your PCP or gastro MD and if needed you can be referred to a surgeon that specializes in these conditions. ...Read more
Reflux is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more
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