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Gall Bladder Stones 8mm What Are The Options For Me
Surgery or not: If the gallstones are causing symptoms, then surgery to remove your gallbladder is an option. If a gallstone blocks the bile duct, then you may also need a procedure to remove stones from the bile duct (ercp). If you're not having symptoms, then you don't need to do anything. I'd recommend seeing a general surgeon to discuss your options. ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Wait and See: As many as 75% of people with gallstones never develop symptoms. Therefore, if you are incidently found to have stones and are symptom-free, it is best to do nothing. ...Read more
Component imbalance: The principal components of bile are water, bile salts, cholesterol and lecithin. Imbalance in these components causes precipitation and stone formation. Most stones are pure cholesterol or cholesterol with calcium mixed in. Pigment (black) stones occasionally form in the gallbladder and are associated with hemolytic conditions such as sickle cell anemia and others. ...Read more
If you have: Symptomatic gallstones and you are a good surgical risk, best treatment is cholecystectomy. This is usually a laparoscopic procedure these days, and it is not a particularly painful operation that requires at most a one day hospitalization and minimal scars. Consult with a surgeon. ...Read more
If symptomatic: If symptomatic healthy foods for your gallbladder, as well as the rest of your body:fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains (whole-wheat bread, brown rice, oats, bran cereal)lean meat, poultry, and fish, low-fat dairy products. Majority of patients with gallstones do not have symptoms. Overweight state can lead to gall stone formation. Loss of weight helps reduce gall stone formation. ...Read more
Not supported: I have been reading more and more about "gallbladder flush". There really is no supportive evidence to show this works, exists, or how it could work. Be very cautious looking for treatments that you presume success by reviewing your stool...Alot of biochemical processes occur between mouth and anus, that does not mean you have cleared your liver/gallbladder: http://goo. Gl/5l7ya. ...Read more
Gall stones: They can't be.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many causes of stone:
Gallstones form when there is an imbalance in the components that make the bile. As an example cholesterol stones may form as a result of too much cholesterol in the bile. Another cause may be the inability of the gallbladder to empty properly, i.E billiary dyskinesia
pigment stones are more common in people with certain medical conditions like cirrhosis or sickle cell or other genetic predispos. ...Read more
Maybe: There is some research to suggest that exercise decreases the chance of developing gallstones, and decreases the chance of having acute symptoms of gallstones. ...Read more
Please recommend advice for my son 26 who got gall bladder stones and does not want operation to remove it?
Like my colleague...: As my colleague describes, your son should speak with his physician / surgeon. Your son's history and exam help determine the risks and benefits of gallbladder removal for gallbladder stones and only your son will have the info and ability to decide. Interestingly, gallbladder stones do not always require gallbladder removal and so determining the risk vs. Benefit is key as with all procedures. ...Read more
Is there any medicine for dissolving kidney and gall bladder stones. If what are the methods to be followed to remove it.
No particular fruit: There is no particular fruit that you should avoid, but depends on your specific condition. If you are diabetic, avoid high sugar fruits; if you are on a water restriction, count the water in fruits like watermelon; if you are on a water pill, take into account the potassium in citrus or bananas. ...Read more
Not related: They are not really related metabolically or anatomically. Gall bladder stones occur in part of the gastrointestinal tract and often contain high concentrations of bile and cholesterol. Kidney stones occur in the urinary tract and often contain calcium and minerals excreted by the kidney. ...Read more
Cholecystectomy...: Aka, gallbladder removal. Gallstones are made by the gallbladder and will re-form if we just remove the stones. Thankfully, people do very well without them and they can almost-always be removed via outpatient laparoscopic surgery, returning to normal activities in 7-10 days. If you have gallstones and are having attacks of pain, I recommend that you see a general surgeon. ...Read more
No: There is a medication that will dissolve gallstones but it sometimes causes liver damage. The stones will come back so it is safer in the long run to get your gallbladder out. The longer the stones stay in your body the possiblitiy of health problems in the future. ...Read more
I have small 2to 5 c.M gall bladder stones but there is no any symptoms give advice for prevention?
According to some people tomato should not consume in gall bladder stones because it cantains seeds. Is it true?
Can eat: Unrelated. Some people with gallbladder stones have fatty food intolerance. If your tomatoes are cooked in a lot of fat, ghee, etc., may cause a problem but not because of seeds. Symptoms of a gb attack dull, achy pain in right upper abdomen, often going into back, often lasting hours, often with vomiting generally a sign of a stone on the move, or stuck. Generally surgery is best rx. ...Read more
I'm. 29 diagnosd with gall bladder stones doc advised removal of gall bladder, will I be able to lead normal life after surgery?
Some stones are bilirubin, and one may need to look for causes of the stone and adjust.
Other risk factors, obesity, diet may still need attention to be normal.
The surgery has risks but are low and most heal just fine.
Most cholecystectomy is done by laparoscopy these days. ...Read more
My aunt has gall bladder stones. Is there any ways in alternative medicine to cure it without surgery? Or any foods that can cure it?
No: Gallstones can be observed if there is no discomfort or problems. Gallstones that cause pain or nausea usually are best treated with surgery to resolve the problem. Actgall is a medication that may dissolve some gallstones, but can take 2-3 years, does not work on large or calcified stones & gallstones can return if medication is stopped. ...Read more
Hi doctor I am mujahid and I am 51yrs old and suffering from gall bladder stones did I need to go for a operation or not.
Not always: Traditionally the symptoms are felt in the right upper quadrant, under the ribs or at the bottom of your sternum. And traditionally radiate to the back. There may be nausea, bloating or even vomiting. The pain can feel like a sharp gas pain, like you need to belch or a sore muscle in your rt back. Still, with humans, nothing is absolute and often patients will feel left sided pain, etc ...Read more
No: There are certain medications (bile salt resins) that have been used to dissolve retained common bile duct stones and gallstones (if <3) (cholesterol type) in the past, however stones would reoccur when the meds were stopped.Cranberry juice should not have any effect. Surgery (laparoscopic) is the treatment of choice. ...Read more
How can one prevent developing kidney stones and gall bladder stones? Is there any food items that can help cure it naturally?
I have atrophied pancreas, not an alcoholic, do not have pancreatitis or pain, no gall bladder stones, have been on metformin for probably 20 years?
Question? Cause?: I see a list of findings & medical conditions; however, I do not see a question. I suppose your question would be, "why is the pancreas shrunken (or atrophied)? " The use of metformin to compensate for less insulin produced by a shrunken pancreas. That makes sense. Often times, viruses trigger the immune system to attack the pancreas, which causes it to shrink. LADA - latent autoimmune diabetes Ab ...Read more
My wife had a laproscopic surgery 1 month before after she was diagonosed gall bladder stones. After the surgery she has started a back ache. Plz help?
See your surgeon: It depends on how long ago the surgery was. There can be some temporary muscle aches in the back early after surgery. Later pains could be from pancreas, rarely from retained bile duct stone, or other possibilities. Needs a physical exam with your doctor or your surgeon. ...Read more
My mother. 61 yr. Multiple gall bladder stones. Max 11 mm. Surgery recommended. But she has no pain. Is surgery must? . What precautions if don't opt it
Depends: Gallstones are the result of a disease process and only resolved by the removal of the gallbladder. If pain is not a symptom, there could be other vague symptoms present. Also, why wait for a severe attack and possible related complications. While surgery is not immune to complication, it is very safe. A sincere discussion with a surgeon will help you decide. ...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
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