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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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I have a digestive problem and suspect it’s the gallbladder. What should I do as a first step?

I have a digestive problem and suspect it’s the gallbladder. What should I do as a first step?

Avoid fat: Fats in the diet activate the Gall Bladder. Try to avoid french fries, fried chicken, milk, cheese, bacon to name a few. Foods with concentrated fat. ...Read more

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If you had a gallbladder problem how would you know? Would you feel generally ill? Normal u/s normal lft. But still get pain right upper?

If you had a gallbladder problem how would you know? Would you feel generally ill? Normal u/s normal lft. But still get pain right upper?

Malfunction?: You certainly can have gb problems without stones. The classic presentation is RUQ pain, radiating to the back, associated with bloating and nauseas. Most common after fatty and greasy foods. If this sounds like your issues, ask your doctor about a functional test, called a hida scan with cck injection. This may help clarify your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder problems cause low c3c?

Gallbladder and C3: Gallbladder problems have not been described as a source of a low c-3 level. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms for gallbladder problems?

What are common symptoms for gallbladder problems?

Biliary colic: Gallstones can remain asymptomatic or cause gallbladder infection, obstruction of pancreas and/or liver. The last two can be life-threatening. Docs recommend gallbladder removal when gallstones are diagnosed and patient is symptomatic, with bloating, belching, pain after eating, worsening with time and fatty foods. The risk/benefit analysis favors laprascopic cholecystectomy. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder problems cause food to taste salty?

Can gallbladder problems cause food to taste salty?

Not likely.: Gallstones typically cause post prandial pain. Changes in taste is probably related more to respiratory problems, such as sinusitis. ...Read more

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I think I have gallbladder problem. What are symotoms?

I think I have gallbladder problem. What are symotoms?

Typically: Epigastric and right upper quadrant post prandial pain after heavy or fatty meals. If it progresses to complications, it can also cause fever, jaundice, peritonitis, or pancreatitis. Your doctor will probably order an abdominal ultrasound and blood tests to investigate this matter further. ...Read more

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Can my gallbladder problems keep me out of the air force?

Question is too: Vague. Don't know what type of gallbladder problem you have. Can check standards here: http://usmilitary. About. Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/intmedstandards. Htm ...Read more

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While I have gallbladder problems, what can I safely eat?

Non fatty: Traditional, non fatty, not spicy
but you know what has excited symptoms so avoid those and the similar. ...Read more

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Could gallbladder problems be a symptom of something else?

Could gallbladder problems be a symptom of something else?

Yes: Its important to talk to your doctor about thse symptoms. He/she will do a history and physical examination, run tests and will be able to tell you what is going on and what to do to fix it. ...Read more

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What kind of test is done to determine gallbladder problems?

Signs and Symptoms: Generally signs and symptoms are the initial determinants. Nausea, vomiting, oily stools, pain in the upper right quadrant that may radiate to the right shoulder blade, and in serious blockages jaundice. The pain can be brought on after a fatty meal. Ultrasound and other imaging can identify stones and other anomalies. If confirmed, generally the gallbladder is removed laparoscopically. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gallbladder problems or something else?

Can you tell me about gallbladder problems or something else?

Characteristic pain: The gallbladder normally stores bile made in the liver, for use during digestion, where the bile assists in absorption of fats. A gallbladder "attack" is related to gallstones that block the expulsion of bile from the gallbladder. The pain is usually shortly after meals, worse with fatty foods, and lasts about an hour or so, right upper abdomen sometimes radiating to back. Removal is recommended ...Read more

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How would you know if you have a problem with your gallbladder?

Pain: The most likely symptoms of gallstones are right upper abdominal pain, worse after eating, often radiating to the back. Female gender, middle age, and overweight increases the risk of gallstones. ...Read more

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What to do if I have my gallbladder out but still have problems?

Ultrasound: See a physician and consider repeat liver function test and an ultrasound. Sometimes these symptoms can be a result of a retained stone in the duct between the liver and the intestine. ...Read more

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Its no problem anything I want to eat even I don't have gallbladder?

Its no problem anything I want to eat even I don't have gallbladder?

If I understamd: Your question, I assume that you have had surgery to remove your gallbladder. Most people can eat all normal foods after gallbladder removal surgery. Some people may find discomfort, cramping, or diarrhea if they eat too much fatty foods. You can try all foods and see if anything bothers you. ...Read more

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Do you normally feel pain on your left side with gallbladder problems?

Do you normally feel pain on your left side with gallbladder problems?

No: It would be rare, but does occur in some patients. I would suggest looking for other causes of left sided pain. If one has gallstones, and has left sided pain, and there are no other identifiable causes, removing the gallbladder is something to consider. ...Read more

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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