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Can you tell me about gallbladder flushes or surgery?

Can you tell me about gallbladder flushes or surgery?

Flushes R worthless: If you have symptomatic gallbladder disease, your best approach is a low fat diet until such time that surgical of the gallbladder can be arranged. "flushes" are useless and worthless. If you could "flush" the gallbladder and push stones into the bile ducts, it would be very harmful. So skip the olive oil and lemon juice , and see a capable general surgeon. Asymptomatic stones need no attention. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Gallbladder (Definition)

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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Is there a natural way to pass gallstones or is best recommended to have surgery? Do these gallbladder flushes really work?

Is there a natural way to pass gallstones or is best recommended to have surgery?  Do these gallbladder flushes really work?

Gallstones: Once your biliary system makes gallstones it is ongoing. Passing the gallstones can be dangerous, if the stones get stuck in the duct system. I am not sure if "flushes" really work. However, avoiding fatty foods, increasing your hydration does help to control symptoms. Gallbladder removal with surgery is nearly always curative, as the stones originate in the gallbladder. Take friend to consult. ...Read more

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Can I do a liver cleanse & gallbladder/gallstone flush while i'm on terbafine hydrochloride?

Can I do a liver cleanse & gallbladder/gallstone flush while i'm on terbafine hydrochloride?

No such thing: Don't believe everything you read, and don't take any supplements, herbs, otc products, or vitamins without a specific recommendation by your doctor. You often hear also about colon flush or bowel cleansing - i had a patient almost die from this. The body mostly takes care of itself, and interfering with that process is dangerous unless under a doctor's management. ...Read more

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Had troubles with gallbladder since 13, when flushing the bile feel better temporarily, will the removal surgery help?Or that means diet for life?

Maybe: I'm not sure what you mean by "flushing the bile", but if you are convinced your pain is due to the gall bladder, then taking it out should make you feel better. There are risks to surgery, however, so the decision takes a lot if thought. ...Read more

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What was the most effective way to flush out a gallbladder stone in a natural way?

What was the most effective way to flush out a gallbladder stone in a natural way?

Not possible: Sorry, this is not possible, despite what you may have read on various websites or holistic manuals. If gallstones, which are quite common, are not symptomatic, nothing needs to be done. If they are symptomatic, a low fat diet can help reduce the symptoms, but , usually, surgery will be necessary. ...Read more

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Can skin burning/ flushing be a sign of liver, gallbladder or some other problem? Had a baby 3 months ago and I'm experiencing burning/ flushing skin.

Can skin burning/ flushing be a sign of liver, gallbladder or some other problem? Had a baby 3 months ago and I'm experiencing burning/ flushing skin.

Yes, late stages: Liver dysfunction in advance stages can cause your eyes to turn yellow, skin to change hue and be associated with significant itching. See your primary care physician to get some preliminary test and exams to assess the reason behind your skin condition. It may not be due to a liver cause. Regards Dr M ...Read more

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What can cause upper right abdomen pain, flushing, fatigue, vomiting and loss of appetite in a 29 year old woman. With no gallbladder or appendex?

What can cause upper right abdomen pain, flushing, fatigue, vomiting and loss of appetite in a 29 year old woman. With no gallbladder or appendex?

Pain in right abdome: The right upper abdomen contains several organs including the liver, right adrenal gland, kidney, part of the stomach, the duodenum, part of the colon. Any of these organs could contribute to these symptoms. See your doctor. After taking a history and examining you, they will likely order blood work and check some tests that could include a ct scan, UGI endoscopy, colonoscopy, and x-rays. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Abraham
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Flushing (Definition)

Flushing is a clinical finding in which blood rushes to an area of skin ...Read more