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Does Meth Cause Infection In Gallbladder
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
It can: The nerve sensations coming from the organs around the diaphragm are less precise than the nerves that send signals from the skin. Typically a patient can tell if the problem is above the belly button. A heart attack and a gallbladder attack can be challenging to differentiate. Additional tests, the exam, and the history all help to get accurate diagnosis. Be well. ...Read more
No: Known associations or causal relationship exists here. ...Read more
Sepsis: If you develop systemic infection (sepsis), then definitely yes. This is called ascending cholangitis and can be very serious and life threatening. ...Read more
What causes protien in urine when you don't have an infection. My urine iPad been cloudy since my gallbladder was removed and has protein;no infection?
Long list: Conditions that can cause a temporary rise in the levels of protein in urine, but don't necessarily indicate kidney damage, include: Cold exposure, Emotional stress, Fever, Heat exposure and Strenuous exercise. Kidney disease is the number one reason for protein in the urine. The cause of damage is a long list! It includes diabetes, HTN, leukemia, Lupus, Amyloidosis, malaria, heart disease etc. ...Read more
Gallstones: Gallstones are formed in the gallbladder and may not cause symptoms. Gallstones in the gallbladder are associated with bacteria in the bile and if the bile in the gallbladder gets infected it causes cholecystitis which makes you very unwell and requires surgery to remove the gallbladder. ...Read more
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http://www. Webmd. Com/mental-health/addiction/crystal-meth-what-you-should_know
Please see your doc about getting tested for parasites. They can cause GI symptoms and more. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is that true? In rare cases, upper and middle back pain may be caused by other problems, such as gallbladder disease, cancer, or an infection?
Yes: Pain in many body areas can affect other areas which is seen in gallbladder, pancreatic, kidney and heart disease as well as many others. ...Read more
Gallbladder removed Wed & have had severe back pain since Sat. Doc said it was from laying down more than usual. Today there was white mucus in my stool. Read in another post it could be a colon infection. How do you get this & does it cause backpain?
Postoperative Pain: Surgeons worry about a few things postoperatively. They worry about bleeding, they worry about pulmonary embolism, urinary tract infection from the catheter, and they worry about wound infections. If you have any shortness of breath or pain with breathing, pain in your calf, go to the ER for examination. Back pain can be caused by positioning during surgery, etc. Good idea to be seen, call surgeon ...Read more
Can a person have blood clots, lung infection & heart attack several months after quitting Meth or are these conditions caused by current use?
Could happen: Meth users are more at risk for the illnesses you mentioned, but the same diseases do occur in people who do not do meth. ...Read more
Severe infection: Where in body can cause multiple system failure. It depends on the location and severity of infection, type of organism causing the infection, host response to infection, and how rapidly effective treatment of infection can proceed. ...Read more
Would it be possible that a bacterial infection in the gall bladder cause multiple organ failure?
Overwhelming: Septicemia in any organ cause multiple organ failure. It is rare for acute cholecystitis alone to cause multiple organ failure, unless there are co-morbid conditions such as malignancy, diabetes, hiv, liver disease or kidney failure, but these are general statements, so ask your doctor for specific advice. ...Read more
After Gallbladder surgery I noticed a big red circle after surgery near incision, is it a sign of infection?
Redness: The question is whether this circle is a rash, irritation or skin/wound infection. The latter would have associated warmth, spreading redness, possible purulent discharge and possible tenderness. If it's simply a rash, apply a cortisone type ointment. If in doubt, have your surgeon examine you. ...Read more
I am 6 days post-op from laparoscopic gallbladder removal. I still have a low-grade temp of 99.8. Should I be concerned? Could it be an infection?
Call the surgeon: In short, this MIGHT be normal, but IF I was your doctor I would WANT you to call me and would probably want to see you in the office. Hope this helps, now reach out to the doc and get better. ...Read more
How different will my life/eating habits be after my gallbladder is removed? I will have my gallbladder removed because of gallstones and infection.
Better!: Most people who have their gallbladder removed have no side effects; about one-in-five will get (transient) diarrhea associated with fatty food intake. Even in the worst-case scenario, meds can be used to control this, albeit rarely necessary. Most importantly, you will never get a gallbladder attack again! Good luck. ...Read more
My gallbladder is only functioning 15%. My doc told me today I must get it out or I could get a severe infection such as like gangrene. Is this true?
Blockage: Gb infections are uncommon. Bile duct infections (cholangitis) are more common; potentially very serious infections. They generally occur with partial obstruction of the duct, with or without instrumentation of the duct. Gallbladder inflammation (cholecystitis) is common: occurs when a stone gets stuck passing out of the gb. Stones can get stuck in the bile ducts too-sicker patient. ...Read more
I have underwent gallbladder infection after nissen fundoplication and my bile refluxseems to be by far more pronounced after surgery. Is there a link?
No: There should be no link. May need test to make sure nissen still in place. ...Read more
If it is a true: Infection with acute cholecystitis, likelihood of spontaneous improvement is low, of course depending on severity of infection. You will need at least antibiotics, sometime even IV, and probably cholecystectomy. Sometimes, gallbladder attacks subside on their own, but these attacks are probably not real infections. Get to a doctor for specific advice in your case. Good luck. ...Read more
Meth: Immune system compromised, hence more susceptible to infections. ...Read more
Is it safe to have gallbladder surgery if you still have some past mono symptoms from prev infection?
I had gallbladder surgery this morning I notice some white stuff on my incision. Itchiness and faint but thick red line below incision. This infection?
Possible infection: Was dermabond applied to any/all incisions? If so, you could have a dermatitis reaction to it, though an allergy is uncommon. Otherwise, yes, you may be manifesting an early cellulitis, or skin infection. If not on antibiotics, please notify your surgeon's office in am. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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