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Cholelithiasis Biliary Colic
Diagnosed with cholelithiasis w biliary colic, how long will this last? What's my next step, can't eat without pain in abdomen.
I thnk I hav biliary colic but I don't have a gallbladder. Can I still get gallstones in the duct where the gallbladder used to be?
Gallbladder Attack: Gallstones cause pain by blocking the duct that connects the gallbladder to the intestinal tract. When the gallbladder is obstructed and gets stimulated to contract, it cannot empty, leading to biliary colic: constant, non-cramping , pressure-like pain, localized to the right upper or midline upper abdomen. Within an hour or so, the stone moves, the blockage is relieved, and the pain goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gallstone disease: The gallbladder holds bile and squeezes it out when needed to help the gut absorb fat. Stones can develop within the gallbladder, so that when the gallbladder squeezes, it pushes the stone against the outlet. This causes considerable pain called "biliary colic." the pain increases during the first hour, stays at its worst for an hour or more, then decreases over hours. Needs evaluation by doc. ...Read more
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How do I know if the pain I'm feeling from biliary colic is severe enough to go to the hos? At times it's lasts a few hours other times comes and goes
You decide: There is no answer I can give you except you decide. You have to say I'm drawing the line here and cannot tolerate this pain level. When the pain starts to interfere with your ability to perform your daily life activities and/or you just cannot stand the level of pain you are experiencing, you seek help. It may be time to do something more about your condition if frequent symptoms.... ...Read more
Pain: Biliary colic is abdominal pain usually located in the right uppwer quadrant of the abdomen under the ribs. It can be precipitated by eating a meal high in fat. The pain may radiate to the back and be associated with nausea and vomiting. The pain may occurr several hours after the meal. ...Read more
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