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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Gallstones are 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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What do I do if I had a biliary colic and was diagnosed with gallstones?

What do I do if I had a biliary colic and was diagnosed with gallstones?

See a doctor: Have an examination and proper testing. If your doctor does determine that gallstones are causing you upper abdominal pain & nausea, ask for a referral to see a surgeon for possible consideration of laparoscopic gallbladder surgery. ...Read more

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Hi, I have had a lap coly after a series of gallstone 'attacks' and biliary colic. My surgery was in March yet most nights I wake with similar pain?

Hi, I have had a lap coly after a series of gallstone 'attacks' and biliary colic. My surgery was in March yet most nights I wake with similar pain?

Many possibilities: Have you talked to your surgeon about this yet? There are several things that can be done to evaluate this further. Once a potential cause is found, then a treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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I thnk I hav biliary colic but I don't have a gallbladder. Can I still get gallstones in the duct where the gallbladder used to be?

I thnk I hav biliary colic but I don't have a gallbladder. Can I still get gallstones in the duct where the gallbladder used to be?

Sphincter of Oddi: Can still be present and cause pain even after the gall bladder is removed. Have your surgeon check to see if this is the source of your pain. http://www.ddc.musc.edu/public/symptomsDiseases/diseases/pancreas/SOD.html ...Read more

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Help please! could biliary colic cause pain on the left rib cage too?

Not likely: The dermatome and nerve supply is rightsided. Hence it is unlikely related. Associated hyperacidity, muscle spasm, or unrelated skeletal pain may cause it. ...Read more

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Can biliary colic cause pain the next day?

Can biliary colic cause pain the next day?

Bilairy colic misnom: Bilairy colic is a misnomer as it is not really a colic. It is ocnstant pain and can occur after eating fatyty meals and may occur off and on for day. It is a pain that can go peircing through to the back for the epigastric area. You should see a doctor for any pain that is not momentary and is recurrent. ...Read more

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What will happen with biliary colic?

Progresses: Biliary colic can result from gallstones or biliary dyskinesia. If it gets worse over time , one may need to consider having the gall bladder removed. ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Berg
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Biliary Colic (Definition)

Biliary colic is a symptom in which a person has abdominal aches and pains due to gall stones or other obstructions to the flow of bile out of his liver and into his intestine. Bile is a green liquid necessary for ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Biliary (Definition)

Biliary means anything related to the production, storage, secretion, or flow of bile, whether in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, ...Read more