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Gallbladder Pain No Stones
No: I do not know what testing you have had. Have you seen a gastroenterologist? Endoscopy? Hida gallbladder function scan? Removing a normally functioning gallbladder may cause diarrhea and cause food intolerances and not resolve the pain. Have a complete evaluation before deciding if you may need gallbladder surgery. ...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
Poor function: Some patients can experience after- meal upper abdominal pain because the gallbladder doesn't empty properly. This is called biliary dyskinesia and can be a problem in the abscence of gallstones. Gallbladder emptying studies can diagnose this . Taking the gallbladder out can definitely help most patients but there are a percentage of patients that their pain persists and need additional studies. ...Read more
Should I go to the E.R.? Severe Gallbladder pain, diagnosed with stones and sludge-balls. Awaiting surgery date.
My God,OfAllThe Gall: If you are hurting so much the pain medication you are taking isn't helping(assuming you're taking it as directed) &/or you are vomiting everything or most things you are eating or drinking &/or you have a fever &/or you are urinating less &/or your urine is getting darker & darker &/or your eyes are getting yellow &/or a large black crow flies in and impales itself in your stomach,go to the ER ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A friend of mine has had 3 days of intense gallbladder pain,its gone now.shes had nauasea, fever of 101-103 and her gallbladder is full of stones.
Yikes. See MD ASAP: Gallstones hanging out in gb are no problem. Passing them causes pain. If they get stuck in the pipes (bile ducts), can cause MAJOR problems, including pain, jaundice, and life threatening infection. SEE MD NOW to check situation. Impacted (stuck) stones need to be removed (endoscopically and/or surgically) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gallbladder pain, 2 polyp's found but ultrasound detected no stones so why would my gallbladder be having mild spasms and sharp pains, what to do?
Gallbladder removed, no stones, pain or issues. Doc said removed bcuz it disfunctioned from being on NPO too long from other surgery prior. Possible?
Unfortunate: I am sorry to hear you had your gallbladder removed. I believe organs should be removed only as a last resort when there are no other options. It does not seem necessary to remove a gallbladder when you were having no stones, pain or issues. Many people have fasted long periods without harm to their gallbladder. At this point I advise taking Ox Bile and lipase enzymes with your meals. ...Read more
Had my gallbladder removed in 2008. Had a bile duct stone removed 2009.Still having the same symptoms of gallbladder/stone pain.Tests so nothing.Sos!?
I found out my abdominal pain is gallbladder stones now I have soar throat, chills and headache. Could this be related?
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