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Gallstone Symptoms Back Pain
Inflamed gallbladder. Hida scan shows 29%. No gallstones. Symptoms are not severe, minor back pain, nausea, elevated pancreas levels (301), acid reflux. Any other option besides surgery? If so, what?
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Let me help: Actually your gall bladder is on the right below your rib cage. The pain can be felt in the center or to the right mainly where the gb is. However it may not be your gall bladder, but if it is, it can refer pain to the upper back usually between the shoulder blades. Good news is if it is the gall bladder and having that resolved will fix improve your back pain.Good luck thank you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had gallbladder removal 2 weeks ago. Had black pigment gallstones. Prior to surgery had back pain right upper side. Yesterday and today pain is back?
Lower back: Pain is not one of the symptoms of biliary tract disease. You and your doctor should look for an unrelated cause. ...Read more
Age 63, female, unable to eat, back pain and low fever after ercp to remove gallstone(1 day ago).What's your suggestion to prevent complications?Thanks
I went to the ER two days ago with abdominal and back pain. Was told it was gallstones and follow up with a surgeon.Are there any nonsurgical options?
Yes, but: There are meds which can help prevent gallstone formation or help dissolve some types of stones, it takes a while for these meds to work and effects are not permanent and most of patients don't like them due to side effects etc for that reason if you have gallstones and they are causing symptoms then best treatment is removal of gallbladder. However talk to your doctor to discuss further. Thx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age63, female, unable to eat, back pain and low fever after ercp 2 remove gallstone.Doc gives antibiotics.How long will recover any other complication?
Forgot to ask this with my last question but with the gallstones could i feel lower back pain, stomach cramps and my anxiety is horrible?
Age63, f, unable to eat, back pain, low fever after ercp 2 remove gallstone.Doc injects antibiotics.How long will recover any other complication?
Depends on severity: Pancreatitis related to ERCP can range from minimal symptoms to severe pancreatitis which can be life threatening. Depending on the severity of pancreatitis, this can resolve over a period of days to weeks/month. Also it is important to make sure that all stones were cleared from the bile duct. No alcohol ; low fat diet. You should see the gastroenterologist that did the ERCP for more guidance. ...Read more
RUQ pain, usually after eating; back pain as well. AB us showed no gallstones; bloodwork normal. Dx gastritis or possible ulcer. other possibilities?
I have mild pain in upper stomach. Moderate Mid back pain. Chills with no fever. Very flatulant. Been diagnosed with gallstones and sludge. However GI?
More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but... When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Pancreatic ca (thankfully) is very rare. And if it were causing symptoms i would expect 2 see a mass on ct ...Read more
Can helicobacter pylori cause upper right abdominal pain and upper right back pain? had ultrasound no gallstones waiting for endoscopy
Have enlarged spleen and gallstones...Horrible stomach and back pain. Loss of appetite, eating makes the pain worse. Stomach cramps and greasy stools?
See a surgeon: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. Your spleen may or may not have anything to do with your symptoms. Do you have other illnesses?> anemia? Have you seen an md? Have you had any surgery before? The majority of your symptoms may benefit from removal of your gallbladder but the spleen should be worked-up. ...Read more
Hi, suffer from gallstones, been put on metronidazole 400mg for mouth infection, woke up today with severe back pain & feeling very nauseas and weak?
Not clear: Flagyl can make you very weak and sick if you take it with alcohol, but you should not get severe back pain from this. There are reports of pancreatitis and cholecystitis from flagyl, but these are very rare (and Flagyl is often used to treat acute cholecystitis). I would get in to see the physician who prescribed these to you as soon as possible, or go to the er if you can't get in today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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