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Gall bladder removed 7 years ago coz of gallstones. Can I still have bile duct disease? GGT 124. Other liver enzymes all normal.
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
Gall bladder removed coz of gallstones. No alcohol. Liver function tests all normal. 2 GGT tests- 89, 124 IU/L. Bile duct disease? Need liver scan?
I live in a college town with many healers who use Asian treatments. Will they work on bile duct diseases?
Bile ducts: No, no, no!Get a more detailed answer ›
Gallbladder us shows 5mm soft tissue fullness with adjacent wall thickness no stone or sludge. Normal thickness and bile duct elsewhere.Do i need to?
Sphincter muscle : At the end of the duct, just at it's entry to the intestine. There is a circular muscle that closes off the duct when bile is not needed to digest foods. Since the liver never stops making bile, it will build up inside the bile ducts and stretch them out when a gallbladder has been removed. A stone could block the duct but will produce symptoms. The stretched open ducts happen without symptoms. ...Read more
After my gallbladder removal my bile duct has stricture.An ercp has performed but it remains. What should I do?
Had my gallbladder removed in 2008. Had a bile duct stone removed 2009.Still having the same symptoms of gallbladder/stone pain.Tests so nothing.Sos!?
Age63, f, remove 1 stone from bile duct during ercp.What r the possible reasons 2 remove gallbladder?Can this be avoided?
I have an inflammed common bile duct with no stones determined during gallbladder removal . What can be the other reasons?
The stone passed: If you are otherwise recovering well from gallbladder removal surgery, you can rest assured the inflammation was part of the disease process and nothing more. If you have jaundice, yellow eyes and skin, losing weight, feeling poorly then get in to your doc, consider ERCP and biopsy. Be well. ...Read more
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