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What are the symptoms of gallbladder stones like?

What are the symptoms of gallbladder stones like?

Pain and nausea: Upper abdominal pressure discomfort with gas and bloated feeling after eating, may get upper abdominal pain and nausea, sometimes vomiting. Worse after eating some fatty or greasy foods. Pain can go into the right upper abdomen. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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Gallbladder stones symptoms and solutions for the problem?

Gallbladder stones symptoms and solutions for the problem?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant usually. Can radiate to the back. Usually made worse after eating but not always. Treatment: avoid fatty foods which make symptoms worse, cholecysectomy (gall bladder removal). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of gallbladder stones and do I need surgery?

What are symptoms of gallbladder stones and do I need surgery?

Pain and nausea: Upper abdominal pressure discomfort with gas and bloated feeling after eating, may get upper abdominal pain and nausea, sometimes vomiting. Worse after eating some fatty or greasy foods. Pain can go into the right upper abdomen. ...Read more

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Gallbladder stones nausea - what do you eat to make symptoms better?

Gallbladder stones nausea - what do you eat to make symptoms better?

Biliary dyspepsia?: Biliary stones may eventually pass into the small bowel on their own. Worry less about diet & more if your stones are causing symptoms, or you have elevated bilirubin &/or dilation of the bile ducts on recent imaging. A sick gallbladder (found by cck-hida) or ductal stones (depending on location, size, biliary anatomy) may promote infection, pancreatic &/or liver inflammation & need to be removed. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of gallbladder stones and does any of the symptoms include muscular pains in the arms and legs and diarrhea?

What are the major symptoms of gallbladder stones and does any of the symptoms include muscular pains in the arms and legs and diarrhea?

Pain right abdomen: The gallbladder is under your liver in the right upper abdomen. Symptoms of a bad gallbladder start with pain after eating, nausea, evolve to vomiting, fever and serious illness. Diarrhea and muscle pains are not typical, unless you are quite advanced with serious gallbladder illness. Okay to get checked out if you have fever and/or vomiting. ...Read more

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How can I disolve gallbladder stones?

How can I disolve gallbladder stones?

You can't: There are all sorts of old wives tale remedies out there for gallbladder stone, but science shows that once a patient has symptoms from gallstones, these symptoms are very likely to recur until the gallbladder is removed. Delaying surgery makes surgery more difficult and risks/complications higher. Stones leaving the gallbladder don't just cause pain. They can damage pancreas and cause infection. ...Read more

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Where will the gallbladder stones pass?

Where will the gallbladder stones pass?

They usually don't: Gallstones can be large or small; most of the time they stay within the gallbladder, causing pain by blocking the outflow tract, called the cystic duct. Occasionally, small stones may get past this duct and enter the bile duct that connects the liver to the intestines. These stones can obstruct the liver or the pancreas, often requiring extraction. If one is lucky, they may pass spontaneously. ...Read more

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Do I have gallstones or gallbladder stones?

See a doctor : I can't tell you without a test or exam. See a doctor. www.drlugo.com. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my gallbladder stones ?

How can I take care of my gallbladder stones ?

Not necessarily: If your gallstones are asymptomatic they can be watched safely. If you develop pain seek treatment sooner than later. If you are diabetic talk with you doctor now. ...Read more

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How do you fee; if you have gallbladder stones?

How do you fee; if you have gallbladder stones?

Pain: The typical is r upper abdominal pain after a fatty or rich meal. Usually about 1.5 hr after. The pain is crampy in nature and can move to chest or around to back. ...Read more

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What can a person with gallbladder stones eat ?

Low fat diet: A diet low in fat is a must. The gall bladder stores fluid that helps absorb fat. The more fat you eat, the more the gall bladder has to work and the more likely those stones may cause a problem. ...Read more

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Could gallbladder stones/disease radiate to back?

Yes : It can radiate to right back (wrapping around front to back), right shoulder blade and in between shoulder blades. ...Read more

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Gallbladder stones and removal, what does this mean?

Gallbladder stones and removal, what does this mean?

Cholecystectomy: In general, removal of gallstones is equated with removal of the gallbladder. Taking the stones out without taking out the gallbladder is likely to generate new stones since the underlying cause of why the gallstones formed in the first place still remains. Cholecystectomy is often done laparoscopically (minimally invasive surgery), with low risk of complications and short recovery time. ...Read more

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What does a hiatus scan for gallbladder stones include?

If you mean a HIDA: scan it involves injection of a radiotracer that is taken up by the bile/biliary system and then taking xray pictures to watch the dye flow. From this information, a radiologist can tell if the GB is squeezing normally and if there is evidence of inflammation or blockage of normal flow. It is commonly used to diagnose biliary dyskinesia or to rule out cholecystitis in an acute setting. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a way to remove gallbladder stones with out removing the gallbladder?

Is there a way to remove gallbladder stones with out removing the gallbladder?

Yes, but: Your gallbladder will continue to form more. So it doesn't make sense to do this alone. It has been tried before with no success. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of gallbladder stones?

Depends: If your not having symptoms leave them alone. If you begin having pain, fever or severe indigestion then it's time for cholecystectomy ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


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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