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Haven't had gallstone attack for months but last 3 days had mild aching with moderate pain. Why would this be happening? Its never lasted so long.

Haven't had gallstone attack for months but last 3 days had mild aching with moderate pain. Why would this be happening? Its never lasted so long.

Large stone: Small stones passing into cystic duct can cause colic. If a large stone drops into base of GB adjacent to cystic duct it can compress cystic artery and induce local ischemia which causes prolongation of symptoms and at times local necrosis of GB wall requiring resection of inflamed GB ...Read more

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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


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Which types of tummy aches are signs of gallstones?

Which types of tummy aches are signs of gallstones?

Severe, stabbing: Classic symptoms of gallbladder pain are sharp, intermittent pain in the right upper portion of your abdomen in the area of your liver which get worse after you eat. If you are having these types of pains for more than a half hour or so, or are having severe nausea, vomiting, chest pain or bleeding from your bowel, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had an aching under my ribs for two days and it hurts to breathe in, it hurts when laying down. I have gallstones, could be related?

I have had an aching under my ribs for two days and it hurts to breathe in, it hurts when laying down. I have gallstones, could be related?

Poss Gallbladder: Related if the pain is on the right side. Otherwise it is something else. A visit to your primary care can help sort this pain out. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have an achy sore upper right pain, pain in upper back occas.- is this gallstones? Don't have increased pain after eating. 31 yrs old scared cancer

I have an achy sore upper right pain, pain in upper back occas.- is this gallstones? Don't have increased pain after eating. 31 yrs old scared cancer

Doubt cancer: Cancer usually doesn't cause pain. Even though the pain does not come after eating, it could be your gallbladder. See your primary care provider, and ask if its appropriate to get an ultrasound of the gallbladder. Even without stones, there's something called biliary dyskinesia that could be the problem. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Have gallstones. Had 9 attacks, waiting for surgery. If eat nauseous, stomach always swollen, can't bend, tonight can't find comfy way to sleep. Gb sore?

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Have gallstones. Had 9 attacks, waiting for surgery. If eat nauseous, stomach always swollen, can't bend, tonight can't find comfy way to sleep. Gb sore?

Nope: You have cholecystitis and need to get that gb out. Take pain meds for now....Go see your doctor and let him know. You won't get relief until it is out. ...Read more

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I had a severe gallbladder attack that sent me to the er tuesday morning. Sonogram revealed gallstones. I am feeling very sore and achy.

I had a severe gallbladder attack that sent me to the er tuesday morning. Sonogram revealed gallstones. I am feeling very sore and achy.

Expected: That sounds like a normal reaction to inflammation. Seek medical attention if you develop the gallbladder attack symptoms again or if you develop fever or severe abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I have gallstones and have been suffering really bad stomach cramps and sore neck. Is this related to my gallbladder? Plus I have liver abnormalities

I have gallstones and have been suffering really bad stomach cramps and sore neck. Is this related to my gallbladder? Plus I have liver abnormalities

Consultation advised: Sorry, your question is to complicated for this Question box. You would be best served with an INBOX TEXT CONSULTATION at Health Tap. You would need to upload results of any tests, if available, as well as your medical history. You would NEED TO MAKE YOURSELF AVAILABLE for 24 hours to reply to any questions from your consultant. Http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have hep c n cirohsis, gallstone, mvr, if having fever or sore throat, wt shld one take to cure fever or throat infection which is lite on liver?

Have hep c n cirohsis, gallstone, mvr, if having fever or sore throat, wt shld one take to cure fever or throat infection which is lite on liver?

Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin is quite safe unless there is an allergy to it. There are also other safe antibiotics. Ask you doctor, who knows your history. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

What are the causes of sleep problems and body aches?

Many factors: Body aches, by themselves, can cause sleep problems. Poor sleep is usually due to being aroused from sleep and this is often due to pain from some area of the body.
An over the counter pain medication such as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken one hour before retiring can help alleviate aches while sleeping.
A 'sleep study' can provide more data-see your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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Does food poisoning cause body aches?

Does food poisoning cause body aches?

Possibly: Dehydration from food poisoning certainly can and food poisoning can produce a reactive arthritis. ...Read more

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Can scabies cause body aches when you are infested?

Can scabies cause body aches when you are infested?

Not aware of that.: Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat body aches caused by the flu?

What can I do to treat body aches caused by the flu?

Analgesics: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen help with body aches (myalgias), but incompletely effective. If <48hrs, dr. Might give tamiflu. Try a warm bath, vaporizer, lots of fluids, throat lozenges. Influenza is a miserable illness. If you haven't been vaccinated, i'd advise you to get it. There are 3 strains of influenza-so, you could theroretically get influenza 2 more times this season. Ugh! ...Read more

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What can cause headaches, face pain, and severe body aches?

What can cause headaches, face pain, and severe body aches?

Several causes.: There are several possibilities and you should try to consult your primary physician asap. If it has just started without you ever having it before, it could be an infection (bacterial or viral). If you have been having it for a while it could be an auto immune condition or some other disorder as well. ...Read more

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Can 10mg lisinopril cause all over body aches and pains throught the whole day?

Can 10mg lisinopril cause all over body aches and pains throught the whole day?

Rare: This would be considered a very rare and unanticipated side effect of lisinopril. ...Read more

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Had fluctuations in thyroid levels, last blood exam seemed was normalizing. Thyroid U/S normal. Could this fluctuation cause alot body aches, stiffness?

Had fluctuations in thyroid levels, last blood exam seemed was normalizing. Thyroid U/S normal. Could this fluctuation cause alot body aches, stiffness?

Subacute thyroiditis: Hi. Assuming you're not taking thyroid hormone, it sounds like you've had a subacute thyroiditis, in which the inflamed and stunned thyroid suffers a temporary shutdown. Over several months you go from normal to hyper, back through normal to hypo, then usually back to normal. Symptoms vary all over the place, and yours aren't the most common, they could be related. See how it goes when back normal ...Read more

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Does sinusitis cause body aches?

Does sinusitis cause body aches?

Sinusitis: If inflammation is confined to the paranasal sinuses the answer is no, but whatever the infection is may have extended beyond the sinuses and even into the bloodstream and this can produce fever, chills, aches and so on. ...Read more

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Does pre menopause cause body aches?

Does pre menopause cause body aches?

Menopause: Yes. Absolutely. Hot flashes and muscle or body aches among other symptoms are very common. ...Read more

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Can chronic bronchitis cause body aches??

No: It is an airway problem. If coughing too much could hurt a rib joint.
No relation with body aches an chronic bronchitis ...Read more

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What causes body aches and pain, chillsno fever?

Viral infection: A virus can cause all of your symptoms described above. So can other causes but if this is simply a new onset complaint then it is likely a viral infection. Worst case scenario is to see your doctor for an influenza swab although we are technically out of the season. ...Read more

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Will taking amitiza (lubiprostone) cause body aches?

Will taking amitiza (lubiprostone) cause body aches?

Not common...: ...but I have seen that complaint in some of my patients. Only way to tell is to stop the Amitiza (lubiprostone) & see if those aches go away. ...Read more

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What would cause fever during the day 99.6F - 100.1F, but goes away at night., as well as body aches? On going for 3 days.

What would cause fever during the day 99.6F - 100.1F, but goes away at night., as well as body aches? On going for 3 days.

Very: Low grade fever. But since you are feeling unwell see your doctor for a work up. The low grade fever can be caused by several things. Get full check up to find out the source ...Read more

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Can spending too much time in bed cause muscle deconditioning? I used to live a very active lifestyle but last 3 months nothing I get body aches...

Can spending too much time in bed cause muscle deconditioning? I used to live a very active lifestyle but last 3 months nothing I get body aches...

Yes, but...: Deconditioning can certainly be caused by spending too much time in bed, yes. I would be more concerned, however, about why a 21-year-old is having the body aches and is needing to spend so much time in bed. I would certainly consider talking to a primary care doctor about these complaints as they can be sign of a medical condition. ...Read more

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Could allergies/asthma cause body aches?

Yes: Allergies and asthma can cause you to cough violently, sneeze frequently or use your chest muscles to try to breathe more deeply. Any of these can cause aches, strains, etc. ...Read more

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Could a boil cause a fever and body aches?

Boil-ing over: You hate to think that a simple boil can become more complicated but certainly it can. This depends on the type of germ causing the infection & the person (you) dealing with the infection. Hopefully u can get some help, because in ur case I'm worried ur body is struggling to control this disease. Best to call your primary doc now & ask what to do. You may need antibiotics or even a quick drainage. ...Read more

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Could influenza cause chills and extreme body aches without any cold symptoms?

It is possible: Every patient responds to viral infections a bit differently. Most patients get typical symptoms of cough, runny nose and sore throat along with chills or body aches. Alternatively, your symptoms above may progress to a typical influenza presentation. Give your body rest and be sure to wash your hands :) ...Read more

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Docs, could a boil cause you to have a fever and body aches?

Docs, could a boil cause you to have a fever and body aches?

Yes: Depending on the size and location. It may spread to your blood and cause blood infection. ...Read more

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Can a bad mattress cause body aches and pains?

You bet!: Just listen to all those tv commercials :). Yes, there is a hint of truth in them! ...Read more

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Unhealthy lifestyle and posture. Will it causes body aches?

Unhealthy lifestyle and posture. Will it causes body aches?

Yes.: Not exercising is a big factor. Exercises appropriate for patients with arthritis diminshes pain, even in patients fibromyalgia. Most people no what constitutes a health lifestyle: exercise (regular); eating a healthy diet; not smoking; and drinking in moderation. ...Read more

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Can low levels of iron cause body aches?

Can low levels of iron cause body aches?

Possibly: Iron deficiency can cause weakness and fatigue, which can feel like body aches. Other symptoms can be pale skin, dizziness, decreased exercise tolerance and irritability. If you think this describes how you're feeling you can see your physician and they will run blood work to check for you. ...Read more

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Body aches and pains after colonoscopy. What can cause this?

Body aches and pains after colonoscopy. What can cause this?

Follow up: Mild transient discomfort or pain may be acceptable but any substantial or long-lasting pain requires a follow up with your endoscopist ...Read more

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