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What causes biliary dyskinesia ?

What causes biliary dyskinesia
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Biliary dyskinesia: Sphincter of oddi dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is defined by bile duct manometry showing sphincter spasm, increased phasic contraction frequency (tachyoddia), paradoxical contraction response to cck, & abnormal propagation of phasic waves. Response to sphincterotomy is predicted by associated abnornalities in serum liver functions as well as manometry findings.Pain alone may not so respond. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dyskinesia (Definition)

Dyskinesia is a symptom in which a person has trouble controlling his movements to make them smooth, coordinated motions. Dyskinesia can appear as repetitive motions, rough movements, jerky movements, etc. Tardive dyskinesia (TD) may occur as ...Read more


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Can you explain what biliary dyskinesia is?

Can you explain what biliary dyskinesia is?

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 more

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What is biliary dyskinesia and how is it treated?

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What is biliary dyskinesia and how is it treated?

Biliary dyskinesia: This is a condition in which the gallbladder does not function normally. It is diagnosed based upon symptoms of right upper quadrant pain without gallstones or sludge and a hida scan demonstrating a reduced gb ejection fraction. Absent other causes or explanations for the pain, surgery is often recommended. Some patients will continue to suffer from pain following gb removal. ...Read more

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Will having biliary dyskinesia cause any problems with having a hysterectomy?

Narcotic affect duct: I agree with dr. Heller that your anesthesiologist be infomed to the fullest extent regarding your medical history. Be aware that some narcotics given pre- and post-operatively have been shown to affect biliary function and contractility, and may therefore promote biliary spasm (and in so doing at least temporarily exacerbate your biliary dyskinesia). ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia with 7% ejection rate. Now my symptoms have all but disappeared. Is this possible?

Yes, but: It will likely return. It is possible that a small gallstone passed, and you are fine now. But the real problem is in the gallbladder, which will most likely continue to produce stones. ...Read more

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Biliary dyskinesia--diagnosis and treatment?

HIDA scan: Diagnosis is made to confirm non function of the gallbladder.An ultrasound will show no stones and be normal. A hida scan will demonstrate decreased function or decreased ejection fraction and most likely produce pain if cck is used. The treatment is gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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What type of pain medication is safe to take for biliary dyskinesia pain and headache?

What type of pain medication is safe to take for biliary dyskinesia pain and headache?

Biliary dyskinesia: carries a significant risk for serious consequences such as acalculous cholecystitis and should be teated under the guidance of your primary care physician in consultation with a surgeon. The pain should be your clue to do something about it. There is no limitation regarding the use of pain meds for headache in the face of BD. Most meds will not help biliary pain . ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have hyperkinetic biliary dyskinesia with a normal hida scan?

Is it possible for you to have hyperkinetic biliary dyskinesia with a normal hida scan?

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 more

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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

To be expected: Biliary dyskinesia just means the gallbladder doesn't squeeze properly to expel the bile into the bile duct. Under the microscope, the gallbladder can have only slight inflammation or even look totally normal. ...Read more

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Could gallbladder/biliary dyskinesia cause a lot of fatigue?

Could gallbladder/biliary dyskinesia cause a lot of fatigue?

Possibly: Gallbladder disease can cause a lot of symptoms - pain, nausea, vomiting, jaundice, change in appetite. Fatigue is possible. See you doctor for a full evaluation of the reason for your fatigue. ...Read more

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Biliary (Definition)

Biliary means anything related to the production, storage, secretion, or flow of bile, whether in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, ...Read more