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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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


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Could gallbladder problem cause bitterness in the mouth and dizziness?

No: These effects should not be the result of gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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Told gallbladder should come out due to 95% from hidea scan? What does that mean & can it cause dizziness?

Told gallbladder should come out due to 95% from hidea scan? What does that mean & can it cause dizziness?

If I understand: Correctly. 95% gallbladder function is very good and would not indicate gallbladder surgery in my opinion & dizziness is not a symptom of gallbladder disease. (unless it is meant only 5% gallbladder is functioning and 95% non-function?). ...Read more

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Is dizziness and bad stomachs related to gallbladder problems because I have been experiencing these symptoms even though I have a very healthy life.

Dizziness is: Not a symptom of gallbladder problems. Post prandial abdominal pain however is a major symptom. Gallbladder problems are sometimes genetic and have nothing to do with life style. Consult a doctor to figure out this one. ...Read more

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I have gallbladder with 0% ejection fraction and no stones and constant pain below rib, which is tolerable, can this cause dizziness and headache?

I have gallbladder with 0% ejection fraction and no stones and constant pain below rib, which is tolerable, can this cause dizziness and headache?

Gallbladder: Symptoms from a gallbladder condition are upper abdominal pains or pressure bloating after eating with nausea & sometimes vomiting. Dizziness & headaches by themselves would not be expected to be gallbladder related. An isolated hida scan finding without other identifiable gallbladder symptoms may not have much clinical meaning. ...Read more

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Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

Gallbladder: Biliary dyskinesia is the name for a dysfunctional gallbladder. It can be associate with vague, intermittent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, often associated with meals. It rarely hospitalized patients. It is diagnosed by functional studies of the gallbladder. Often called a hida scan. It would not be associated with chronic headaches or dizziness unless you are becoming dehydrated. ...Read more

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Been getting dizzy when bend down or after standing. Been sick for over a month throwing up dry heave. Have gallbladder sludge. Trying to stay hydrated. What can be making me dizzy. Not really eating much cause of nausea/vomiting. I'm seeing gastro.

Been getting dizzy when bend down or after standing. Been sick for over a month throwing up dry heave. Have gallbladder sludge. Trying to stay hydrated. What can be making me dizzy. Not really eating much cause of nausea/vomiting. I'm seeing gastro.

Dehydration: Sounds like you may be dehydrated, even though you're trying to keep up with fluid losses. If your urine is not a vet light yellow, you are dehydrated, and if you cannot hydrate enough, you may need to go to an ER. Dehydration can cause dizziness because your blood pressure is lower when dehydrated. See GI doctor very soon--she may wind up sending you to a surgeon to have your gallbladder removed ...Read more

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I have been having dizziness and nausea for 24 hours now. I have a gallbladder that is coming out Wednesday but this is scaring me.?

I have been having dizziness and nausea for 24 hours now. I have a gallbladder that is coming out Wednesday but this is scaring me.?

Vertigo?: On first read, the combination of dizziness (room spinning sensation, not lightheadedness) and nausea could be vertigo or labyrinthitis, the latter being due to an infection or inflammation within the inner ear that disrupts the balance mechanism therein. If you're due for surgery, you may want the doctor to comment on this. Shouldn't affect the surgery, but may worsen still thereafter. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right side of abdomen, mostly at the top but goes lower, naseous, dizzy and no appetite, not gallbladder as I don't have one 20yr f.

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain has numerous causes especially in females. Right-sided abdominal pain postcholecystectomy could be due to a common duct stone, sphincter of odie dysfunction, duodenal ulcer, any list expands as we get into the lower abdomen where the ovaries reside. It would be in your best interest to see your primary care physician for a physical exam and some labs with possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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I've been having gallbladder attacks lately, and they keep getting worse (i.E. Vomitting, dizziness, chills). Is there anything I can do to prevent them?

See a surgeon: If in fact your symptoms are related to your gall bladder it probably needs to be removed. The question is obviously whether the gall bladder is the source of these problems. A good diagnostician should be able to sort this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder removal surgery yesterday & was given hydrocodone for pain which is making me dizzy & not fully helping can I take Advil (ibuprofen) as well?

Had gallbladder removal surgery yesterday & was given hydrocodone for pain which is making me dizzy & not fully helping can I take Advil (ibuprofen) as well?

It should be okay: It's best to check with your surgeon, but Advil (ibuprofen) should be fine and can help with pain without making you dizzy. It also will not cause constipation like hydrocodone. You can start with 2 pills every 6-8 hours and see if it helps.
If you need to, you can take 3 pills every 8 hours. Make sure to take Advil (ibuprofen) with food. ...Read more

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No gallbladder issues according to hida. Nausea and vomiting, especially in car. Bloating after small meals. Pain in abdomen. Dizziness. What is this?

More info: Could still be gallbladder but more info is needed. HIDAs not perfect.

When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See an MD for eval ...Read more

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Fever, nausea, abdominal cramping, and dizzy for 2 weeks. No gallbladder or appendix. What could this be?

Fever, nausea, abdominal cramping, and dizzy for 2 weeks. No gallbladder or appendix. What could this be?

Fever, nausea, pain: Having any or all of these symptoms for 2 weeks warrants further evaluation with a physician. It would be unusual for a viral gastroenteritis to last this long. You may require x-rays and or CAT scan of abdomen and in the very least blood work and urinalysis. Could be many different things including colitis, UTI or kidney stones. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain left of belly button, sharp pain under ribs, dizzy and sweaty gallbladder has been removed what could this be?

Sharp stabbing pain left of belly button, sharp pain under ribs, dizzy and sweaty gallbladder has been removed what could this be?

Exam needed: The differential diagnosis is vast and your symptoms may be related to stomach, small bowel or pancreas pathology, among others. Critical questions to answer will be: how do your symptoms relate to meals? Are your symptoms similar to the symptoms that prompted your cholecystectomy? What tests did you already undergo? Would suggest a gastroenterologist evaluation and further tests as needed. ...Read more

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Chronically ill for 9 months- fatigue, dizziness, nausea after h. Pylori, gallbladder removal, and flu. No diagnosis. What type of doc should I see?

Primary Care Doctor: You should start off seeing a primary care doctor (family practice or internal medicine). They can examine you and initiate any further workup if necessary. They will also be able to refer you to the appropriate specialist if needed. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had gallbladder removed Monday and have a red rash that's under my right breast causing itching and pain. Dizziness and fatigue also. Period also heav?

Had gallbladder removed Monday and have a red rash that's under my right breast causing itching and pain. Dizziness and fatigue also. Period also heav?

Call the surgeon: One should be feeling relatively well 4 days after lap chole. Rash can represent an allergic reaction to any medication, to tape if tape was applied etc if around incisions then an infection needs to be ruled out. Dizziness and fatigue can represent dehydration, medication side effect or even may point to a bigger problem like leak etc. Plz reach out to your surgeon/ hospital sooner ...Read more

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Nausea, vomiting, weak, chronic fatigue, feel dehydrated, dizzy, gallbladder removed, greenish/black diarrhea for 2 weeks now. Could it bepancreatitis?

Nausea, vomiting, weak, chronic fatigue, feel dehydrated, dizzy, gallbladder removed, greenish/black diarrhea for 2 weeks now. Could it bepancreatitis?

It is not uncommon: A small percentage of patients get diarrhea after gb surgery, it usually last for four weeks, if it continues check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Orange juice looking urine, vomiting, watery diarrhea with a strong smell, dizziness, sweating, right stomach pain, around the belly button no gallbladder?

Orange juice looking urine, vomiting, watery diarrhea with a strong smell, dizziness, sweating, right stomach pain, around the belly button no gallbladder?

Acute gastroenteriti: Sounds like a bad stomach "flu". Got to ER to make sure it's not something worse - I.e. An appendicitis- and make sure you're not getting dehydrated. ...Read more

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How can I cure dizziness after gall bladder surgery?

How can I cure dizziness after gall bladder surgery?

Find out problem: Gall bladder surgery should not give dizziness unless it is immediate post op due to blood loss. Check with your doctor for other problems like blood pressure, diabetes, vascular diseases etc. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more