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Can Your Gall Bladder Cause Pain In Upper Left Side Of Back
Most likely: Unrelated to the removal of your gallbladder but sometimes patients develop adhesion's after surgery that can cause pain. To determine if its new or related return to your surgeon and discuss your symptoms. They will help you navigate this issue and hopefully get you more comfortable. ...Read more
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
I have gall stone in neck of gall bladder but have all pain on left side and upper back left side?
Not typically.: It is unusual to have pain on the left side for symptomatic gallstones. Pain is typically on the right side. If you have a gallstone in the neck of the gallbladder you are prone to acute cholecystitis which can become a surgical emergency. If you have most of you're pain after a fatty meal I would set up an appt. With a surgeon. ...Read more
Should I worry if its gall bladder or kidney its all on left side shoulder blade sharp pain down to ribs just happens today?
What is causing a burning sensation from the back right side or rib cage kidneys to the front left or right rib cage by gall bladder?
What could cause reaccuring severe diarrhea back pain on the right side under my shoulder bone? Just had gall bladder surgery 8 weeks ago.
See doctor: There are a few things that can cause this. You should speak with your surgeon. ...Read more
I have been having pain on the upper right side just under the edge of my ribcage. At times it hurts through to my back. Could it be my gall bladder?
ALT came back 39. I'm concerned. I've also been having some upper right side pain, but I've had problems with my gall bladder...any advice?
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All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, an ALT value of 39 per se is not to be concerned about. It would have helped to have rest of your lab data and imagining studies. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who has access to this info.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic gall bladder removal 10 days ago and now I have pain in my back on right side?
Call Your Surgeon: There are many possible explanations for your back pain, from simple musculoskeletal pain to the possibility of a stone in your common bile duct or a postoperative bile leak. Please return to see your surgeon so that (s)he can take a more complete history, examine you, and order the appropriate tests to get you well. ...Read more
Can gastritis cause pain on my right side my liver has been checked and also my gall bladder and they came out ok?
Dull pain under the right side of my ribcage for 3-4 years. I have had multiple ultrasounds and it is not gall bladder or tumor. Vc came back clear.?
Keep looking: You are a male 28 years old with right upper quadrant pain. You stated it is not gallbladder or tumor. Your doctor should keep looking. If it limits quality of life. The structures in this area are the liver, gallbladder small bowel and right colon. Blood tests to evaluate for hepatitis need to be ruled out. A specialist referral may help. ...Read more
I have been having severe pain in lower side and all way to my belly button. Nothing relieves it. What could cause this? No more gall bladder either.
No gall bladder for 10 yrs. Lately having pains in left side under ribs. And pressure wer gb shud b. What cud this b? Mri turned up nothing wrong
Could be many things: The GB is on the right under your ribs, so the left sided pain is likely unrelated. If the MRI was normal, I would consider things like acid reflux/gastritis, bruised ribs/muscle pain, etc. Since there are so many possibilities, I'd suggest seeing a primary care doc for further workup. A neg MRI makes an emergency unlikely. Good luck! ...Read more
Pain on my right side of stomach not gall bladder already had ultrasound that came out ok I do have gastritis could that be the cause feels like air?
I had gall bladder surgery 3 weeks ago and now I am having pain in my left side above my belly button. Why?
See Your Surgeon: It's very difficult to answer this without the benefit of the knowledge of your surgery or your physical exam findings. What I can tell you is that the gallbladder is usually removed from the abdomen thru the umbilical incision. Therefore, it is common to have pain there even three weeks later. ...Read more
My boyfriend has been having pain on left side of stomach, burping and little appetite for the last week. Is it his gall bladder?
I had my Gall bladder removed 3 years ago. I have dull right side pain. All lab work came back normal for liver and pancreas. What could it be now?
Getting sore pains lower left side ab & across top/middle of ab Why could this be? Am in t process of tests for my abdomen, gall bladder, kidneys etc
I have upper back pain (left and right) when I breath in or sneeze. What could this be? Gall bladder?
Ribs or lungs: See your doctor for evaluation. Usually gallbladder related issues are associated with food eaten, not sneezing or breathing. ...Read more
I sometimes have a burning pain in my upper abdomen. Could this be caused by gall bladder. It seems to happen after I eat. It also burns in my back.
Low hydrochloricacid: Low hydrochloric acid cause indigestion which creates putrification of food - causes burn due to production of lactic acid. Suggest when you eat before food take betaine hydrochloride 1000mg and after food take phosphatidyl choline this will help with digestion. To heal burning pain take bromelain plus cla will heal pain in epigastrium. ...Read more
Full bladder feeling consistently with cramping on left side? I had emergency gall bladder surgery about 2 years ago? Sour stomach
Possible retention: In a male over age 55-60, post-operative urinary retention is quite common because of the effects of surgery, anesthesia, and medications causing swelling/tightness of the prostate and retention of urine. A UTI would be another possibility. Avoiding constipation, warm tub baths, limiting use of pain meds may be helpful things you can do. Otherwise, recommend call your md and/or surgeon for advice. ...Read more
I have bouts of extreme pain in middle of upper abdomen radiates to back and ears. Heart fine gall bladder normal. What could cause this?
I had my gall bladder removed one month ago and last week I started having chest pains on the left side by my collar bone and top of breast.
Unrelated: I can't think of any way that that could be related. It's a new problem that should be checked out. Sorry! ...Read more
Sharp pain under left shoulder blade. Movement-no pain, breathing-pain. Prev on blood thinner 4 clot. Off 1 month. Gall bladder out 1 wk. Another clot?
Possibly: You have pleuritic pain - meaning respiratory motion (rubbing of the pleural surfaces or the muscles of respiration) provokes pain. A recurrent blood clot is certainly a possibility. Especially if you have history of blood clots, are off medication, and had recent surgery - all risk factors. You definitely need to be evaluated right away. ...Read more
I have had spotting the last couple weeks and now have a lower left side pain or cramp while urinating. I had a er lapro gall bladder removal 4mo ago?
UTI or Kidney Stone:
Left flank pain while urinating can be a sign of a Kidney Stone or Pyelonephritis (ascending urinary tract infection). There are other possibilities as well. See your clinician, who can examine you, check your urine, and determine if further tests, like a spiral CT are indicated, then treat you appropriately.
Take care! ...Read more
Abdomen pain & side, chronic back pain, headache & chronic nausea Painful gas What can I do? Am waiting to have gall bladder out
Elevated liver enzymes (ALT- 85, AST- 75). Normal liver/gall bladder ultrasound. Amylase was elevated but has normalised. Pain on LEFT side. Pancreas?
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, if you drink alcohol, stop entirely, if you are even slightly overweight, lose weight and discuss any medications, including over the counter ones, with your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Surgery 9.dys ago bad pain left. Side. Of.belly button had lapro 4 ovarian cysts and lysis of adhesions from previous gall bladder s feel really bloated?
Pain in left side & abnormal BM for month- liver, lungs, blood, urine, endoscopy, kidneys, gall bladder, lungs, heart, all ok - possible colon cancer?
Here are some. ..: For the time being, watch for possible food indigestion. Besides, continue to watch for possible colonic diverticulitis. Note that every illness always displays itself along its course & pattern of full spectrum. So, still seek professional attention & counseling timely. Don't give up; time & patience will unfold the true story of an event timely. ...Read more
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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