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Gall Bladder Syptoms
Pain, nausea, vomit: Gall bladder attack usually starts after fatty foods, often evening, with dull, achy pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen, maybe midline; often radiates into back, between shoulder blades, crescendo pain over hours, usually ends up with a spirited bout of vomiting. May or not have jaundice, dark urine, light stool if stone blocks bile ducts. More severe sustained pain if pancreas inflamed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I went into hida scan while in pain. The test seemed to have aggravated my syptoms. The results however were normal. Do i need a gall bladder removal?
Maybe: The hida scan is not always abnormal with gall bladder disease. The fact that symptoms were mimicked by the test may mean gall bladder is an issue. Sometimes gb ejection fraction can be normal and there is a problem with the biliary duct at its entrance into the duodenum where is a muscle, called sphincter of oddi, sometimes spasm at this area can cause simiilar pain., called dyskinesia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stores bile: The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile that is made in the liver. It also secretes some mucus from its internal lining. The gallbladder responds to fats entering the duodenum by squeezing bile out into the dodenum to emulsify the fats and aid in their digestion and absorption. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gallbladder purpose: The gallbladder is a "bag" that fills between meals with bile made in the liver. The bile is then concentrated and injected into the duodenum during a meal. When the gallbladder does not empty completely, sludge and debris may accumulate and initiate gallstone formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain, vomiting: Pain and or vomiting are common symptoms. The pain is located in the right upper quadrant under the right rib cage. The pain may radiate to the back. The onset of symptoms are usually associated with eating greasy, fried foods and or dairy products. If the symptoms increase in frequency linked to foods as above as ultrasound may identify stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Emulsify fats: The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile, originally produced in the liver, which helps to emulsify fats in partly digested food. When food containing fat (and amino acids) enters the digestive tract, it stimulates the contraction of the gallbladder and releases its contents into the first part of the small intestine, helping to digest food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Removal: If you are having symptoms such as pain, nausea or vomiting or fatty food intolerance, and you have any abnormality of your gallbladder, including stones, sludge or polyps or a low-functioning gallbladder, the symptoms usually worsen until the gallbladder is removed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Abdomnal pain: Gallbladder attacks often follow fatty meals, and they may occur during the night. A typical attack can cause ?steady pain in the right upper abdomen that increases rapidly and lasts from 30 minutes to several hours ?pain in the back between the shoulder blades ?pain under the right shoulder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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