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Dysfunctional Gallbladder Treatment
DIStended?: The gallbladder's function is to store bile. A distended gallbladder is simply one filled with bile. We can see distention in many different conditions; this, in and of itself, requires no specific treatment. However, distention associated with gallstones and (right upper abdominal) pain warrants rx, usually leading to surgical removal. Read more
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
How big it is: Treatment is based, it has higher incidence of malignancy if it is 2 cm or more, smaller polyps could be observed with out surgery, , if size is increasing then gall bladder removal is indicated. Read more
A friend was getting treatment for inflamed gallbladder had drain for 3+ months developed severe mental health issues dr dropped her ethical? Choices
Need whole story: Doctors make diagnoses and suggest therapy. Some patients choose not to follow advice=non-compliant. Some may have mental health and psychiatric illnesses as well. Some patients are abusive to staff or doctors and released. They may choose anther doctor. The patient may acquire their record and take elsewhere. A doctor may choose to suggest other doctors to the patient and release the re. Read more
Surgery is best: In general, once you start having issue with your gall bladder, it will keep bothering you until you remove your gall bladder. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has become the standard of care for symptomatic gallbladder problem for 20 yrs. Read more
Possibly: If there are no stones and the symptoms are manageable then surgery is not required. Read more
None: There is no effective homeopathic treatment for gallstones. In the past some prescribed medicines were used to dissolve stones, but they had many side effects and were not that effective. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has replaced medical dissolution and shock wave treatment. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: If the polyp is 1 cm or larger, the gall bladder should be removed. If it is smaller than 1 cm and you do not have symptoms suggestive of gb disease, then it can be followed with us studies. If you have typical symptoms of biliary colic, then removal of the gb is the only effective treatment. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but...: ...It's the most effective. Gallstones can be dissolved by ultrasound waves (lithotripsy) or medication, however, new ones will form. The only effective way to permanently get rid of stones is to remove the "gallstone factory", the gallbladder. Thankfully, this can be done by minimally invasive outpatient surgery. Most importantly, though, this is only recommended if one has symptoms. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have no gallbladder and now my liver size is increased and with fat on liver? Dr only said to take milk of thristle. Is their any treatment for that
Little benefit: At this point, there is not enough scientific data to say whether or not milk thistle can help liver problems. Obesity is the most common cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, but there are other causes, including poorly controlled diabetes, drug toxicity, weight loss surgery and toxins. In your case, the best thing to do is to modify your diet, avoid fatty foods/alcohol and exercise. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 31 year old male, had a HIDA scan on my gallbladder, my ejection fraction results were 13.7%. What am I looking at in terms of treatment?
Not sure..: That I understand the question. Where is the bile reflux? Do you mean reflux up the esophagus with heartburn? Bile refulx gastritis? There is no relationship between a low functioning gallbladder and esophageal reflux. See a gastroenterologist for a full evaluation. Gallbladder surgery would increase bile into the intestines and might increase bile reflux gastritis. Read more
Is it okey to do a hair rebound if I had been in a gallbladder operation two months ago? Does the meds of that hair treatment won't affect me??
Not related: If you are not on any chronic medications, I don't see how any hair treatment will make any difference. Read more
Yes, possible: Other treatments may well be needed with existing, large kidney stones, but homeopathy may have potential in solving chronic tendencies towards making them: http://tinyurl. Com/mhjmoxg also there have been cases of existing stones successfully being expelled with homeopathic treatment: http://tinyurl. Com/kk78de6 several remedies can help with gall stones too, but you need a skilled homeopath. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: You can try to manage the pain by medication, you can even try the medication that might be able to dissolve some specific stone, but you could not make the gallbladder healthy again. If the patient is healthy enough to tolerate surgery. Then surgery is the only cure for this problem, that will eliminate any potential complication associated with gallbladder stone. All other option are palliative. Read more
Does midgut malrotation affect gallbladder removal? And does midgut malrotation need treatment if there is no obstructions?
NO not affected: Gall bladder (liver) will be in normal RUQ position as it develops from foregut, not from midgut, will cause int obstruction gangrene of gut as it will twist, yes if it is detected, correction will be done the adhesive bands (ladd's) will be removes, right colon will be brought to rlq if possible. Read more
What's the treatment for a gallbladder sludge and inflamed pancreas? Did the cyst in my liver come from the gallbladder sludge?
Ultrasound show gallbladder not dilated with multiple intense echoes within the lumen largest measuring 1cm. What treatment is the best?
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