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Do Pancreatic Cysts Dissolve With Medicine
Bro has 16mm gallstone, the doctor can't rectify if it's cholesterol stones or pigment ones. Can he use ursodiol or actigall or urso medication and see if they dissolve instead of gallbladder removal?
Risk of gallstones: Gallstones remain asymptomatic or cause life threatening infection and obstruction. Docs recommend gallbladder removal when gallstones are diagnosed and patient has symptoms, bloating, belching, pain. The risk/benefit analysis favors gallbladder removal before life threatening complications occur. Dissolving a stone is reserved for patients too high risk for surgery. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
During cholecytomy for gallbladder sludge removal, will doctors see or find anything new? Did sludge cause cyst in liver
Can idiopathic chronic pancreatitis patients stop takings pancreatict supplement like creon if their PANCREAS and duct become normal need ADVICE am 19?
NORMAL?: Chronic pancreatitis by definition is not normal and there has been damage to the pancreas many times in the past leading to a chronic condition. Cells and tissue that once made hormones and enzymes are dead . If you need supplements now, you will always need supplements unless you have a pancreatic transplant. Since the problem is idiopathic there isn't a known underlying cause or fix. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are some procedure available (non surgical procedure ) which can be utilised for removal of gb stone. Do medicine like ursodiol melt gb stone.?
Not very successful: There were medicines made for dissolving gallstones, but they were not very successful, so doctors recommended removing the gall bladder. A G.I. Specialist or a hepatologist (liver specialist) can give more details, but it sounded like only some kinds of small gallstones could be dissolved while other kinds could not; and stones could form again if the diseased gallbladder remained. ...Read more
Is their any meds u can take to dissolve gallstones?Can gallstones b removed without removing the entire gallbladder?
Taking medicine to dissolve gall stone, will it create blockage in bile duct or along the path? Advice me.
Not usually: The standard treatment for gallstone removal is to remove where they are formed: the gallbladder. Other means may be used to dissolve gallstones, such as pills, lithotripsy, or even "gallbladder flushes": these all fail to permanently solve the problem, and, in the case of the "flush", may be dangerous if stones get stuck in the bile duct. Thankfully, surgery is usually out-pt, safe, and easy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do doctors dissolve advanced stages of kidney and pancreatic stones, when surgery would have been the only option?
Here are some…: The relevant specifics of the question are unclear for answering it to the point. Besides, kidney and pancreatic stone should be separated and not related. As to "advanced stages", does it refer to the size of stone or the function of the kidney? So, please rewrite the question which a specific relevance so my colleagues and I may answer to serve you better to the point. Best wish… ...Read more
I have biliary calculees (stones). Is there any medicine that could disolve and eliminate these stones?
Biliary stones: There are a few products used to try to dissolve gall stones. The most common one is called ursodiol. It is usually only used for more difficult situations, like symptomatic stones when there are medical reasons for not undergoing surgery. You would never take it if you are not having symptoms. It has side effects, but if you're having a lot of symptoms and don't want surgery, it may be reasonable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No,...: Oftentimes, your described cyst with septations is an incidental finding and causes no discomfort and risk to you. Such cyst will stay with you forever and grow over time with its wide variation of evolution. If necessary, timely periodic renal US or CT may be required to see if there is a high suspicion for neoplasm, As to how to handle such, ask your radiologist or urologist for timely detail. ...Read more
I wanna ask are bile ducts or biliary tree connected to kidneys or just small intestine ?
Can kidney stone with 8mmx4mm in urethral (between bladder and kidney) dissolve with medicines.? Or any procedure is required. I don't have much pa
No: If it is uric acid it can be dissolved.Uric acid stone does not show on plain xray but if you have history of uric acid stones,sodium bicarbonate to raise pH may dissolve stone.Most stones are calcium oxalate and cannot be dissolved.A stone that is 8X4mm is unlikely to pass on its own.Endoscopic procedure is advisable.Make sure you follow with your urologist.Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Result cect: mass lesion head of pancreas with biliary and pancreatic duct dilatation(malignant mass)
patient age 75
what should we do next?
Your doctors: Your doctors can give you much better advice than you can get on the internet. ...Read more
Deficient enzymes: Pancreas in everyone makes enzymes that body uses to break down food. In person with CF, pancreatic ducts get blocked. This makes it harder for these enzymes to enter the small intestines. Decreased pancreatic secretions limit breakdown of fats, which cannot be absorbed by the small intestine because they are too large. Small intestine unable to neutralize acidic contents delivered from stomach. ...Read more
Per CT scan my gallbladder (GB) is filled with gallstones , gallstones within the neck of GB. no ductal dilatation. can I avoid surgery?
How do we treat kidney stones after realizing they are calcium oxalate stones & what food regimen should one follow to prevent appearance of new ones?
85% of US stones: The majority of kidney stones in United States or of calcium oxalate composition. Contrary to popular belief, intake of dietary calcium has little to do with the rate of formation. In fact, restricting calcium in one's diet may increase the rate of formation. One should strive to drink enough fluid to make 2 l of urine per day. Restricting hi oxalate containing foods is also helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 6cm and 8 CM ovarian cysts. My gyn suggested laparoscopy. Can birth control pills help to reduce the size of the cysts ? other alternatives ?
Unlikely: It is safe to take OCP for few months, but it is unlikely that they will help to reduce the cyst size. You have two alternatives-do nothing and wait or undergo surgery to remove the cyst. Not all cyst created equal-if cyst has complex appearance on sonogram, increasing in size, accompanied by pain, or elevated tumor markers such as CA-125 then it is more likely that woman will need surgery ...Read more
Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more
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