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Symthoms of something wrong with your gall bladder & treatment?

Symthoms of something wrong with your gall bladder & treatment?

Pain in the upper right part of your abdomen: You can have pain in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen especially after eating greasy food. Gallbladder disease range from having just a stone to infection of the gallbladder. If you have infection then you need to get urgent to remove the gallbladder. If you don't, then pain medication and possible elective surgery later. Diagnosis usually made by ultrasound. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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What are the treatment options for gall bladder rupture?

What are the treatment options for gall bladder rupture?

Only one option...: ...Emergency surgery. However, gallbladder rupture is very rare, occurring in only a small subset of patients who present with acute inflammation of the gallbladder. Also, this is almost-never diagnosed outside the or. In contrast, rupture of the appendix assc w/appendicitis is much more common. Are you certain of the diagnosis? ...Read more

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Is their an alternate treatment for thickening of gall bladder lining besides surgery?

Is their an alternate treatment for thickening of gall bladder lining besides surgery?

Depends: If you are having pain after eating fatty meals and have a thickened gallbladder wall on ultrasound, it most likely needs surgery. A thickened gallbladder by itself on ultrasound, may be watched, depending on the situation. ...Read more

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If gall bladder is leaking without treatment, what is prognosis? How long will one live?

If gall bladder is leaking without treatment, what is prognosis? How long will one live?

Gall bladder: Surely your surgeon will see you to take care of your leaking gall bladder.I presume that your Primary doctor referred you to a surgeon? Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Give me the treatment process and medicine names for gall bladder stone.

Give me the treatment process  and medicine names for gall bladder stone.

Surgery: The only effective treatment for symptoms or complications of gallbladder stones is surgery to remove the gallbladder. This can be done in a minimally invasive fashion as an outpatient. Medications are not effective. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gall bladder stones? Is it only surgery?

Not always: Many people have gall stones and have no symptoms - they require no treatment. The definitive treatment for symptomatic gall stones is surgery, but there are also medications that can cause gall stones to dissolve over time. ...Read more

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Which medical treatment is best for indigestion problem after removal of gall bladder?

Which medical treatment is best for indigestion problem after removal of gall bladder?

Maalox: It is not unusual for patients post-gallbladder surgery to have an issue with bile. Sometimes, bile refluxes into the stomach, causing a significant inflammation called gastritis. The stomach is designed to handle acidity. Bile is a base. The ingredient in maalox and Gaviscon counter-acts bile and usually will improve indigestion. Also, Questran and Colestid (colestipol) are helpful in pts. W/ diarrhea. ...Read more

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Report says multiple echogenic foci in gall bladder along with higher Hdl and LDL cholestrol above 220 can it be cured if yes what is the treatment ?

Gallstones : On ultrasound echogenic foci in the gallbladder are gallstones more than likely. Hi cholesterol levels require statin therapy. Taking out the gallbladder is the usual therapy for gallstones. Laporoscopic cholecystectomy is overnight surgery. Oral medication used long ago takes quite some time if it works at all ...Read more

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I'm 23 yrs. My USP report detected 5 mm immobile echogenic focus noted along the wall of Gall bladder (Gall bladder polyp).Suggest treatment or tablet?

I'm 23 yrs. My USP report detected 5 mm immobile echogenic focus noted along the wall of Gall bladder (Gall bladder polyp).Suggest treatment or tablet?

Recommendation : Tablets can not help to remove polyp in gold bladder. You have to discuss treatment plan with your Doctor, who know know your clinical presentation/ complains and so on. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more