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I was told I have a dilated biliary tree, what is this, how is it cured I had my gall bladder out 3 years ago if that helps

I was told I have a dilated biliary tree, what is this, how is it cured I had my gall bladder out 3 years ago if that helps

Common duct: The main liver channel-common duct may dilate after cholecystectomy-gallbladder removal.
No therapy usually needed. ...Read more

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Biliary (Definition)

Biliary means anything related to the production, storage, secretion, or flow of bile, whether in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, ...Read more


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What is the intrahepatic biliary radicles are not dilated?

What is the intrahepatic biliary radicles are not dilated?

That is normal: Intrahepatic bile ducts are small ducts within the liver that collect bile from the liver cells and transport it into increasingly larger bile ductules that coalesce into a single bile duct, the common bile duct. Normally by ultrasound or body scans, only the larger bile ducts can be seen. If the intrahepatic bile ducts are dilated, it means there is a blockage downstream, which is abnormal. ...Read more

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What is the intrahepatic biliary radicles are not dilated? Please tell it means normal report or some problem is there.

What is the intrahepatic biliary radicles are not dilated? Please tell it means normal report or some problem is there.

IHBD are normal.: That phrase suggests that the ducts within the liver are of normal caliber - normal diameter. ...Read more

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What is stage 4 biliary tree cancer?

It is widespread.: Staging across cancers can be complex, but stage IV usually means it has spread. This website is a nice place to learn about cholangiocarcinoma (another term for biliary tree cancer):

http://www. Macmillan. Org. Uk/cancerinformation/cancertypes/bileduct/bileductcancer. Aspx. ...Read more

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When hepatic biliary radicals are dilated in a CT scan, what exactly does it mean?

When hepatic biliary radicals are dilated in a CT scan, what exactly does it mean?

There's a blockage: By "radicals" I assume you mean ducts. When a duct (pipe) is dilated it means it's enlarged. Imagine a stretchy soft pipe that normally drains liquid. If something blocks it, the back end will enlarge. The most common things that cause a dilated biliary duct are stones.:). ...Read more

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Hi doctor I wanna ask are bile ducts or biliary tree connected to kidneys or just small intestine?

Biliary tree.: The biliary tree connects the liver, gallbladder and pancreas to the small intestines. It has no connection to the kidneys. ...Read more

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Can biliary hyperkinesia damage gallbladder, pancreas, liver, or biliary tree? My ultrasound was normal, but ejection fraction=91%.

Yes, biliary: Dyskinesia can cause damage, and it can also be a result of pathology in pancreas, liver or biliary tree. Byt 91% ejection is normal. Consult with a surgeon or GI specialist for specific recommendation. ...Read more

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What is the function of an adult tree?

What is the function of an adult tree?

?: I'm not going to try to answer that question since it isn't medical in nature except that it can provide shade & minimize sunburn & overheating. If you want an answer to the question you were trying to ask, try Ask. Com, Wikipedia or a similar website. ...Read more

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What are dilated small bowl loops?

What are dilated small bowl loops?

Enlarged intestine: The radiologist is commenting on your small intestines. They note that some areas of the small bowel seem larger than expected and are probably filled with air. It is really the clinical condition of the patient and the pattern of bowel loop dilation that are important. Wouldn't focus too much on this. Ofen a nonspecific finding. ...Read more

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What is ivc dilated and non collapsing in eco testing?

What is ivc dilated and non collapsing in eco testing?

Inferior vena cava: Ivc stands for inferior vena cava. The ivc is a large vein that returns blood (largely deoxygenated blood) from the lower portion of the body to the right side of the heart. The heart then pumps that blood to the lungs so that the blood can pick up oxygen and go out to the body again. Dilated and non collapsing means that the ivc is open and perhaps slightly enlarged. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating tree nuts?

What are the health benefits of eating tree nuts?

Not much: There's protein and calories. Some folks are allergic. Food choices are a very minor component to health maintenance, with a few exceptions involving avoiding things that make particular people sick. You'd be doing yourself a huge favor if you focus on getting plenty of exercise and sensible overall eating rather than looking for magic foods. I bet you already know that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to be dilated at 40 weeks?

Is it normal not to be dilated at 40 weeks?

Pregnancy Norms: Yes. Of course. I would hope you are reading your prenatal guide. Most obs I know recommend at least one guide for women who are pregnant where all of the common issues are covered so you don't drive yourself crazy with worry during this intense time. Babies come. This pregnancy will end soon. ...Read more

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31 weeks and 3cm dilate and 76% effaced is labor close?

Depends: First pregnancy?
Size of previous?
Length of labor?

What has been the progression?
And accuracy of your dates.
A number of important variables
but effacing and dilating are always toward the end! ...Read more

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I'm 31 weeks and dilated +3 and 70% effaced is that a good thing?

I'm 31 weeks and dilated +3 and 70% effaced is that a good thing?

Concerning: This is worrisome for your risk of pre-term delivery. Your doctor will probably be monitoring you more closely because of this and checking for any contractions. You may even be given some steroids to help with maturing the baby's lungs. This is more worrisome if this is your first pregnancy or if you have had previous preterm babies, miscarriages, abortions, or procedures on your cervix like LEEP ...Read more

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What is biliary colic?

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 to get your eyes dilated?

How to get your eyes dilated?

Proper drops: The ophthalmologist has a variety of drops that can dilate the eye, of various strengths depending upon the goal. If your eyes dilate spontaneously, you should be evaluated for the cause. ...Read more

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Dilated pupil for 2 weeks. Why?

Dilated pupil for 2 weeks. Why?

Unknown: Have you put any medicated drops in your eyes, or have you taken any medicines or other substances? If not, you need to talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil help my veruca?

Can tea tree oil help my veruca?

Get hard core: Tea tree oil is an interesting mix but you want something strong to handle a wart. The over the counter remedies and prescription stuff damage tissue and turn up local immunity. Use something specific for watts. You have many choices. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil cause poisoning?

Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil is toxic if ingested orally. If it has been swallowed, you should contact your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 immediately. It can also cause irritation with topical exposure also. ...Read more

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How can you get your eyes dilated?

How can you get your eyes dilated?

See eye doc: Dilation is done to evaluate the internal structures of the eye by an eye doctor. They use eye drops to do this. The drops are not available to the public. ...Read more

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What will happen with biliary colic?

Progresses: Biliary colic can result from gallstones or biliary dyskinesia. If it gets worse over time, one may need to consider having the gall bladder removed. ...Read more

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How typical is a dilated aortic root?

How typical is a dilated aortic root?

Dilated aortic root: It is not rare and we see it in various situations. When it is present we follow it with echocardiography usually. See this:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/15502499. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more