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Alternative Treatments For Biliary Dyskinesia
Are there alternative treatment options for biliary dyskinesia & chronic cholecystitis? (Symptomatic for 3 mos w/diet changes & pain is progressing.)
Dyskinesia refers to a group of involuntary movements which are usually uncoordinated and often spasmodic. These are neurological problems. Examples are tardive dyskinesia and Huntington's Chorea. There are many causes including side effects of some drugs, genetic, or the sequelae of infection or ...Read more
I was diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia and also have hashimoto's thyroiditis. Is there any connection and what are my treatment options. ?
Biliary dyskinesia: Biliary dyskinesia refers to altered tone of the sphincter of oddi. It causes the coordination of contracture of the biliary ducts or the emptying of the biliary tree. It is often a symptomof of gall stones, acute or chronic pancreatitis, chronic inflammation or other GI disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Most physicians in nuclear medicine and gastroenterology believe that increased ejection fraction of gall bladder is probably normal (above 35%). A well known nuclear physician reported small group of patients with hyperkinetic gall bladder getting relief with removal of gb. More studies needed to convince most surgeons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia, but also have pain in left upper quadrant that radiates to my back. Should I be concerned of other issues?
Diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia.But when the path report came back on my gallbladder after surgery it was negative.How's that work? Is that possible
Not likely.: This condition usually causes post-prandial pain. I would have your doctor look to other causes for your symptom of fatigue. ...Read more
Can biliary dyskinesia GB recover to normal after stopping meds that cause low ejection fraction? How long would it take to recover b4 new HIDA scan?
Not likely: You almost certainly have mechanical obstruction of the GB, even though this may be only due to thickened bile, sludge, or gravel, and may be intermittent. Medications or supplements have virtually no influence on this process. Low fat diet can lessen the severity of symptoms by lessening GB contractions. See your doctor. ...Read more