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Can a pancreatic mass cause inflammation in the gallbladder without affecting the liver until a later stage?
My mom has stage 4 metastatic cancer of lungs, but primary is unknown. Her gallbladder mass, ca is 19.9 which is high but her liver is alright. She got a CT scan done three months ago and her gallbladder seemed fine. Could it be gallbladder cancer?
Gb unlikely: Your mother has stage IV cancer with mets to lung. I am sorry. If a ct showed the gallbladder normal 3 months ago then it is unlikely. Knowing if it is adenocarcinoma or squamous may help. But focusing on the forward progress and implementing a plan she wants is the most important thing. A supportive family and a clear goal. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi doc, I have multiple gallstones and gallbladder fundal mass. Been advised to go for surgery. Kindly advise?
Go for it: Removal of gall bladder is now a low risk ambulatory procedure, if you have only gall stones you can wait and plan , but you have a mass on the funds of gall bladder , has to be taken care with out delay, take your doctor's advise go for surgery. ...Read more
Gallbladder removed 8 months ago. Liver was fine. Now ultrasound is showing small mass on liver..have to wait for more tests. What could this be??
I have a hard mass at midriff, i was told years ago that it was scar tissue built up from my gallbladder surgery, it is painful sometimes. Is there anything to help this ?
I have had constipation vomiting and a large mass between the area of rectum and vagina. I also have no gallbladder. What tests should be done.
My abdominal u/c say; liver shows Inhomogeneous echotexture and gallbladder appear small. No focal mass is seen in liver. Is it hepatitis???
What do you advise if i had a scan on my gallbladder but something has shown up on my liver what could it be?
More information: Well, Gallbladder is next to the liver, therefore scan of the gallbladder could show any pathology existed in liver,too. there are variety of things that could have been, including Cyst, fatty liver, hemangioma, mass, infection, cirrhosis. You need to provide more information. ...Read more
Several ways.: The majority of gallbladder cancers are diagnosed after the gallbladder is removed for a reason other than suspicion of gallbladder cancer. For those still in place, (endoscopic) ultrasound is the most common and useful diagnostic tool, but other imaging methods such as ct, mri, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) are useful as well. Lab studies are not very useful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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