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Gallbladder Acting Up
HIDA w/o EF norm; 7 mo later tracer 2 hr. to GB, EF 20%. Could bile in GB have slowed down tracer and if so, effect EF? 17 h fastb4 test start 0 stone
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
My 2 mo pukes up every bottle.On a predigested formula worked for 3 weeks then started puking up stomach acid.On meds n puking everything up again?
Ge reflux: Infants normally spit up some following ingestion of liquids. Severity of reflux is judged by volume, frequency and weight gain. Symptoms include frequent spitting up, irritability, refusal to eat, and lack of normal weight gain. If vomiting several hours after meal, means also slow gastric emptying.Antireflux meds may not help with this. Ugi, nm gastric emptying, ph probe tests may be used to dx. ...Read more
1yo, hist of food intolerances, SpitupShortThick StrandsOfBloodyMucos&Some(carrots?). Ate 1 hr ago.HasCoughButNotCoughing prior to or when he spit up.
Will a hida scan show if gallbladder is acute vs chronic. My ejection fraction 7% . Pain even when not eating .Some nausea. Vomited x1?
It does : In acute chokecystitis, the hida scan will typically show obstruction of the cystic duct (the duct to the gallbladder) this results in a nonviualized gallbladder. In chronic cholecystitis the gallbladder can be seen, meaning the duct is open. A stimulant is then given and the ability of the gallbladder to empty is measured. 50-75% ejection is normal. Less than 25% is considered dysfunctional. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gallbladder worse? 27% injection fraction in 2011. Insu. Dropped me before surgery. Now hard to leave bed, thick yellow vomit, rare bm, feel full.
Worrisome: If the pain feels like your gb again you must seek care. ...Read more
Can ultrasound tell how bad gallbladder is if chronic. Eject fx hida 7%. Bad attack after eating pasta . Pain vomiting. Up in shoulders. Low grade fev?
Help, ggt levels at 91 consistently over last few years, rest ok. EUS shows normal, no obstructions. Gallbladder removed 2.5 years ago, severe pain.
Need more info: GGT rises at the slightest insult to the liver, including alcohol and many drugs. if you do not have any symptoms, it may be okay to ignore one abnormal lab result. You may consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/8677 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
At greasy food with in hours belching, wake up with sweats, vomiting middle back pain nauseated fever could this b gallbladder, went to ER labs normal?
Yes, need ultrasound: The symptoms you provide could be associated with gallbladder inflammation or cholecystitis, usually associated with gallstones. The test for this is initially a liver/gallbladder ultrasound. Bloodwork may or may not be useful, depending on the acuteness and whether the gallstones are blocking only the gallbladder or other bile ducts. If this is negative, other tests should be considered. ...Read more
Can gastroparesis come and go?had an emptying study done last year and at 4 hours my stomach was 96% empty,but some food feels like it stays for hours
Son 13 became violent during anaesthesia recovery for appended to my, was sedated and didn't wake up for 5 hours then woke up vomiting blood. is this?
Went to ER for burning between breast bone, stomach pain w full feeling. EKG and cardiac enzymes norm. Gallbladder removed. GB attack or cardiac?
2 year old threw up once 2.5 hrs ago, no fever, acting normal, egg and cheese this morn. Has had had pretzels since he threw up and fine. Sick?
Fatty meal : There could be a few reasons why a 2 year would vomit after a meal . He is likely not digesting a fatty meal if he is getting sick , has upper respiratory problems with excess mucus ,constipated or has indigestion . It is best to offer him more fluids and carbohydrates in the form of pretzels , crackers , toast or applesauce . If symptoms persist or vomit is green then see a Doctor immediately. ...Read more
Liver seems to be releasing gluc in blood after I've been asleep for a few hours. Gluc levels 85-95 most times but 100-110 at wake up. Pre-diabetic?
Glucose variations: This blood glucose as fasting is just over the current accepted normal fasting level of less than 100. Hormones cycle too -- "dawn phenomenon" is a gradual release of cortisol and catecholamines which arouse us and which release glucose from stores. This is happening; it is not accurate to state that you are pre-diabetic yet, but make changes: eat less simple carb; achieve ideal weight; exercise ...Read more
Panic attacks.Wake up smacking lips uncontrollabley. Wake up don't know where i'm at.Taste off. Last days then gone flares up everyfew month, anxiety?
Eval: Often times when one wakes up in the middle of the night with a panic attack, they have woken from a nightmare (although they may not remember dreaming). You should be evaluated for underlying physical pathology as well as psychiatrically. ...Read more
Cleared heart, endo/colon, gallbladder tests. Upper abdomen squeezing sev hrs after eat, nausea, diarrhea, weight loss, up at night. Ulcer symptoms?
Pain: It could be due to a variety of things including IBS. I would see a good gastroenterologist , he should be able to help. It does not sound like ulcer disease ...Read more
Pre nissen, bile reflux 20 mg aciphex 2 daily.
Post Nissen, gurgle and reduced reflux at night. Go back on non-responsive ppis, or is there an alternative?
Reflux post nissen: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/804147_4 Post Nissen there are several causes . Gas venting , motility, recurrent reflux ( though many who feel like reflux do not have pH evidence of reflux) , would elevate head of bed at night( pillow under mattress) avoid smoking , alcohol, caffeine reflux triggers, eat small meals, check gastrin,gallbladder, consider reglan, ranitidine f/u /w /doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bowels are awakening after laparoscopic surgery (blocked intestine) a week ago but why does stomach keepfilling with gas/bile & vomiting every 24hr?
Call your Surgeon: Vomiting after surgery for a small bowel obstruction warrants a call to your surgeon. Common causes include a recurrent obstruction (esp if you are not passing gas from below) or an ileus, often in response to narcotic pain medication. Hope it's just a false alarm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
90yo-stroke. No food for 20days then ng tubes. Dietician prescribe continuous feed 70ml/h. Shouldn't it break up into into 5/6meals& let stomach rest?
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