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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
Extended nausea every day w/4-5 bouts of either dry heaves or just close to vomiting.. Bowels normal No stomach pains. gallbladder?
Reflex trigger: nausea/retching /vomiting entail a reflex that results in stimulation of the chemical trigger zone in the brain.the initial signal can come from any viscera commonly liver gall bladder pancreas also heart or be a symptom of migraine.evaluation should include detailed history complete metabolic panel ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a ct scan done on 12/2/15 it says I have extended gall bladder, fatty liver I have a history of cancer, should I be concerned? thank you
Typically people: feel pain in the right upper quadrant area of the stomach which can radiate to the back or flank and sometimes also in the mid-upper stomach or epigastric area. That is the classic distribution, sometimes people can feel a band-like pain across the upper abdomen. See a surgeon to be fully evaluated, which might include an ultrasound. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Short answer: Is: gallstones cause gallbladder attacks. Usually, a stone, which the gallbladder forms, gets stuck at its neck and causes a blockage against bile emptying. The neck is where the gallbladder narrows down to form the cystic duct, which in turn joins the common duct. When the gallbladder contracts against the obstruction caused by stone in the neck, it causes pain, which is the attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer