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Can gallbladder issues cause your upper abdomen on both sides to feel bloated and slightly tender? Dr says no stones going for hida scan soon.

Can gallbladder issues cause your upper abdomen on both sides to feel bloated and slightly tender? Dr says no stones going for hida scan soon.

If your doctor: has ordered a HIDA scan, he/she strongly suspects gallbladder disease. US is highly sensitive for detection of gallstones, but no diagnostic test is always 100%. If CCK injection re-produces your symptoms, it is highly likely that cholecystectomy would be advised. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Gallbladder (Definition)

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


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My gallbladder hurts all the time now and my upper abdomen is sore. Is this the natural progression of gallbladder disease?

My gallbladder hurts all the time now and my upper abdomen is sore. Is this the natural progression of gallbladder disease?

Probably: Repeat obstruction of the gallbladder leads to more symptoms and eventually complete blockage of one of the ducts, leading to an emergency. Seek surgical care soon. The source of pain may be different. ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper abdominal where I have a scar from my gallbladder removal in 05. Physical activity usually makes it sore. Ct show nothing?

I have pain in my upper abdominal  where I have a scar from my gallbladder removal in 05. Physical activity usually makes it sore. Ct show nothing?

Adhesion: You most likely have an adhesion on the peritoneal side of the healed wound which can be painful. You may also have an incisional hernia . If you are having symptoms you should see the surgeon who did the procedure if possible. ...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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Hi i had my gall bladder removed two weeks ago via keyhole and my stomach is still swollen and hard. Is this normal? The incisions have mostly healed apart from my belly button which is still really sore, especially to touch

Hi i had my gall bladder removed two weeks ago via keyhole and my stomach is still swollen and hard. Is this normal? The incisions have mostly healed apart from my belly button which is still really sore, especially to touch

Cholecystectomy?: ShontelleR242 ~ you had a lap chole and that involves 2 small incisions in abdomen to insert scopes and the abdominal cavity gets distended with air to push the other organs away for op site. That can give distension after the op. If not severe and no other symptoms, you're ok. The belly button is expected till healed ~ 6 weeks. Any change see MD thanks ...Read more

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I have, sore in middle upper abdomen to the right side under my rib cage, always wake at night and sweat of pain. Been feeling this but worse before they took out my gall bladder in 2008, before the surgery all test came out normal and now 70 % of the sym

Pain : Pain in this area is very tricky since there are many organ systems in the epigastric area and right upper quadrant of the abdomen. - stomach - problems such as gastroesophageal reflux, gastritis, and stomach ulcers can cause pain in these areas - usually worse with eating and worse while laying down - pancreas - pancreatitis, pancreatic stones/blockages can cause epigastric pain, sometimes radiating to the back - liver/gallbladder - hepatitis, gall stones or gall bladder disease can cause pain in the right upper quadrant - intestinal - duodenal ulcers, infections and constipation can cause pain there because the colon loops up into that area - kidney - kidney stones or infections can cause pain in the right upper quadrant, though many people feel it in their backs. - gyne - ovarian pain from a cyst or even an infection from a sexually transmitted disease can cause pain in the right upper quadrant. And all those are just a few of the things that could be going on. So, your best option is to be seen by a doctor and examined to determine the cause of your pain. If your doctor is not sure what is causing your pain, you might benefit from speaking with a specialist. Reasons to go to the er are: - high fever - bloody stool - bright green or bloody vomit - severe or worsening pain - difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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What's causing really bad pain in my right side of my stomach? Like its dull aching and tightening from middle down and i had my gallbladder removed.

What's causing really bad pain in my right side of my stomach? Like its dull aching and tightening from middle down and i had my gallbladder removed.

Hard to know: Need a complete history and physical examination. Could be gastritis, stomach ulcer, bile duct dyskinesia, etc. Best to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What's causing me to have bad dull aching on my right side of my stomach? It was all over my stomach and back but it moved over the last 3 days. I had my gallbladder removed in january of this year so it's not that but it hurts to breathe, move everything

What's causing me to have bad dull aching on my right side of my stomach? It was all over my stomach and back but it moved over the last 3 days. I had my gallbladder removed in january of this year so it's not that but it hurts to breathe, move everything

Abd Pain: It would be interesting to know if you have retained stones in the bile duct. This could be suggested by ultrasound and demonstrated by mrcp.If symptoms are related to eating (worsened or initiated by eating) then consideration of retained stone(s) is greater. Pancreatitis, ulcer disease, gastroenteritis, intestinal spasm are included in differential. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more


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