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Fluid Around Gallbladder
Should a HIDA scan be done if liver US showed fluid around gallbladder (no stones) & I've had n/v, abd pain x weeks? Symptoms improved some.
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
Gallbladder disease symptoms, inflamed, free fluid around gallbladder but no gallstones what could this problem?
Gallbladder.: If your gallbladder appears inflamed on ultrasound and has free fluid around it, associated with symptoms which sound like gallbladder symptoms, I would say the most likely cause of your symptoms is your gallbladder. It is certainly possible to have cholecystitis without gallstones. You should be evaluated by your doctor or a surgeon ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
N/v,abdom pain x weeks.AST 39. (Normal 10-32). US showed fluid around gallbladder.Otherwise normal. What's the next step. See GI doctor?
Limited US showed fluid around gallbladder. AST 39. Bilrubin sometimes elevated. PCP isn't sure what it means.Abd pain & nausea weeks.What's next step
Abd pain,nausea, burping after meals x3 weeks.vomiting.AST was 39. US showed fluid around gallbladder, otherwise normal. No stones.whats the next step
Gall bladder: I recommend an evaluation by a gastroenterologist. It's possible that the gall bladder is diseased and responsible for the symptoms even though stones were not demonstrated. Sludge or other gall bladder dysfunction could be present. If a hida scan is done and is abnormal, consultation with an abdominal surgeon is advisable,also. ...Read more
Depends: Fluid confined to the area around the gallbladder suggests inflammation of the gallbladder, especially if there are associated symptoms such as pain in the upper right abdomen. There are a number of other reasons that fluid might accumulate in the abdomen, most commonly cirrhosis of the liver, so your doctor will need to assess the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does fluid around the gallbladder on US mean? No stones and otherwise normal US. I've had severe abd pain & nausea for weeks.AST slightly high.
It depends: it depends where are the fluid if they are around the gallbladder that could indicate infection or inflammation and could required immediate surgical intervention specially if the report did described thick wall as well if the extra fluid are inside the gallbladder then that mean the gallbladder is distended that could happen if the patient have been fasting or the gallbladder is not working well ...Read more
Get treated.: This could be acute cholecystitis, an infection of your gallbladder which would require both medical and surgical treatment. Who ordered the ultrasound or CT scan that found the fluid around your gallbladder? How do you know it's there? You need to get to an ED right away, as sometimes acute cholecystitis would require hospitalization and urgent management. ...Read more
Pneumonia: Absolutely. Not sure if you are referring to pleural effusion (liquid in the space between the tissues surrounding the lungs), or to congestion due to fluid in air spaces in the lung which could be fluid overload during surgery, congestive heart failure, other. If is hospital acquired pneumonia this can be life-threatening, particularly if due to multi-antibiotic resistant microorganisms. ...Read more
My son who is 28 y/o had had open gallbladder removal surgery 7 days ago. the fluids coming out of his drain ia dark red. is this normal?
May be he had: bad gallbladder , to drain all the residual infection drain was placed , Tell him to call his surgeon for further instructions and follow up visit. ...Read more
Are digestive juices (fluid) made in pancreas same as the disgestive juice stored in the gallbladder?
Go to hospital : most likely from stomach could be ulcer related if you have history of, lots of other things can cause that but is not a result of gallbladder problem most likely. Stay well. ...Read more
Upper right quadrant pain (8/10) with increased distention. Temp of 99.5 with diarrhea. Told gallbladder has fluid and stones a week ago.
Get it out: it is your gallbladder, get it out, the moment stone formed in the gallbladder, it is no longer your friend, ...Read more
Husband had gallbladder removed 4 days ago. still have not released him as color of fluid in drain is dark brown and liver enzymes going up. Anyidea?
Gallbladder removed 2 weeks ago. Had ultrasound to f/u on rt lower qt pain. It showed free fluid in pelvic region & morrisons pouch (1/2 cup). Now what?
I had my gallbladder removed in 2013, what are the long term health issues of the bile fluid leaking into my intestines?
Bile leak after GB: Generally the most important complication is bile gastritis. Normally the small intestines are designed to tolerate bile as that would normally be where the bile from the GB via bile duct would get into the system. however, you can get bile flowing into the stomach causing bile gastritis with symptoms similar to an ulcer. Usually this is treated with H2 blockers like pepcid (famotidine) or prilosec. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Single site naval gallbladder surgery 5 days ago. It's leaking clear and light red fluid. Thin like water. Some itchiness. Is this ok?
Most likely : sounds like serous fluid - assume you have a follow-up visit with your surgeon soon, yes? if your belly feels otherwise normal (soft, no pain) and no fevers, nothing else unusual - this should resolve soon. ...Read more
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