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Little: A gallbladder ultrasound is not very different from an ultrasound done during pregnancy. The gel that they use can be cold, but the test per se is not uncomfortable. When done for patients with acute inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis), pressing the ultrasound probe on the gb will be tender. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
My gallbladder ultrasound reads abnormal thickening of neck does mean cancer if I have gallbladder polyps?
What to do if I have to get a gallbladder ultrasound tomorrow. they told me that I shouldn't eat after midnight. is it okay to drink water though?
Ultrasound: Each facility may have slightly different instructions on this. In general avoid drinking anything. It may be OK to take a few sips wih medication if you need to. Call your office and see what their particular instructions are. ...Read more
Referred pain: It is very common to have pain in the shoulder after injuries and problems in the abdomen. Injuries to the liver and gallbladder often causes right shoulder pain while injuries to the spleen often causes left shoulder pain. It occurs because the same nerves that go to that part of the abdomen also go to the shoulder. Our brain cannot distinguish between the two. ...Read more
I have extreme burning in upper stomached pain after eatting and burping, bloated, not eatting any solids now, no gallbladder, ultrasound negative?
What could cause mid-left sided back pain after eating? Egd, colonoscopy, blood work, and, gallbladder ultrasound all negative.
Musculoskeletal : See a neurologist or physiatrist or orthopedic. ...Read more
Ive been have pain/ discomfort in right upper abdomen by ribs that radiate to the side .burning sensation under my skin othrt times its cramp like. I also have intermittent discomfort in right shoulder blade. Dr thought it was gallbladder. Ultrasound sh
It depends: There are many possible causes. An irritation of a nerve in the thoracic pain can cause pain to radiate around one side of the trunk. A gallbladder problem can cause pain radiating into the right side as can a lung and kidney problem. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually tell the cause. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Biliary dyskinesia?: This is a functional problem with the gallbladder and can occur without stones. Ask your doctor if it is appropriate to do a CCK-HIDA scan (nuclear medicine), and pay particular attention as to whether or not the injection of the CCK reproduces your pain. Treatment is gallbladder removal or observation if not severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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