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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
Contracted gallbladder,no stone.right side of uper abomen painig,ufter little bit pushing on that place,pain gone.some wind pass.pain keep coming.
HIDA scan?: This test can help determine whether you have another related condition, e. g. acalculus cholecystitis, biliary dyskinesia, etc. I don't imagine fancy medical terms are helpful to you, but you should consider returning to your doctor to discuss this or other testing. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a CT scan to look for thickening of the wall of my colon. Scan showed no thickening but a contracted gallbladder after fasting. What's the tx?
Unless you have : Symptoms suggesting gallbladder disease i would do nothing. The gallbladder can contract by just drinking some water so a contracted one alone is of doubtful significance. Ultrasound can be used to look for gallstones should there be some need for further evaluation and hepatobiliary scans can look for abnormal gallbladder filling and emptying in patients with suspected gallbladder dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
she esophagus cancer 6 chemotherapy over but know scans show contracted gallbladder what treatment next give to patient ?
Diseased gall bladde: Normal gall bladder will contracts after fatty meal and re expands fills with bile, a diseased gall bladder due to recurrent inflammations remain contracted . Next step is giving any symptoms or not, if it is not giving any pain or complications observation & to leave it alone , due to more serious cancer of esophagus ...Read more
US gallbladder: contracted w/ mild thickening of wall. All labs r normal except ast/alt(2-3× increase). No pain, is hida scan really necessary?
Basically YES.: there is both a compelling need to remove the gallbladder possibly and no evidence of a problem. Mostly, it is because the fine gallstones are running through a NON_WORKING gallbladder and irritating it and the liver. HIDA shows.... Without an exam, I can only give general information. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, this is how to proceed. ...Read more
How long does It take to get your gallbladder to contract normally after bein. Npo on TPN for 5 months ?
Difficult to know: There is not much in the literature regarding gallbladder function after prolongue NPO, but there is a test that can evaluate the function of the gallbladder in percentage called HIDA scan with CCK. But you will need an ultrasound before to make sure you don't have gallstones. Any value above 35% is normal function. ...Read more
Had an abdominal ultrasound today and found out my gallbladder was contracted but have no gall stones even after fasting for 12 hours?
Contracted gallbladd: If you have pain in the rt upper abdomen then you should have your gallbladder removed. ...Read more
Gallbladder is contracted and contain multiple echogenic calculi.The common bile duct is 4mm and no filling defect is seen.Please advice me.
Do You Have Pain?: The presence of gallstones in the absence of symptoms does not warrant gallbladder surgery. In fact, most people with "silent" gallstones will never develop symptoms, as high as 75% of the time. I advise my patients to be familiar with the symptoms of gallbladder disease and return if these develop. While surgery is safe and easy, it is not risk-free. ...Read more