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I have been having ruq pain after dinner. The pain radiates to my back and the right jaw. Usually starts with heartburn. Gallstones?
?Gallbladder Attack?: The location and description of your pain may be secondary to gallbladder disease. These attacks typically occur after eating (esp. Fatty foods), last for an hour or more, are assc. W/nausea +/- vomiting, and may radiate into the back. Diagnosis is usually established with a simple ultrasound. I recommend that you see your primary care doctor for formal evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more
Gallbladder function is low by hida scan.no gallstones but have frequent heartburn and chest discomfort pale stool and bad gas is surgery needed?
35 year-old woman with abdominal discomfort, bloating, nausea and gas associated with starchy foods.....?
Interesting case: I'd like to clarify a few things if the patient could respond: 1) Are you sure you got your CBC entered correctly? - hemoglobin 25 g/dL hematocrit 76.9 % - these are very high and if real, would need to be evaluated asap for possible polycythemia vera, which may or may not be causing your symptoms. 2) You mention malnourishment - but I do not see your weight or mention of diarrhea; in addition, the albumin is normal. 3) adrenal fatigue -I assume you mean adrenal insufficiency but I do not see any steroids listed in the meds, so I'm not sure if this is objective or subjective. As for abdominal symptoms, differential includes possible small bowel bacterial overgrowth, sprue (including celiac), disaccharidase deficiency, gastritis, IBD, and functional causes including IBS. My suggestion would be, if you haven't already had one, is to get an EGD/colonoscopy first with biopsies. See a gastroenterologist soon. I hope this is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having constant pains of indigestion for over a week, eat or not. I have no gallbladder but it kinda feels like i did when i had gallstone?
Could be serious: Although unlikely, you could have a retained gallstone which could be causing. this pain. However, a more serious concern is possible coronary artery disease; which can often masquerade as indigestion. You should be seen immediately, and evaluated for possible heart attack. Also he should have laboratory testing done to Evaluate for possible abdominal problems ...Read more
Not likely but may : Gall bladder disease can coexist with reflux and also may aggravate physiologic reflux. Removal of a symptomatic gall bladder may be associated with improvement in reflux symptoms by eliminating gastric stasis caused by the sick GB thus indirectly improving reflux symptoms however there is a crossover between GB and reflux symptoms in that the two diseases may mimic each other in certain instances ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant indigestion, no gallbladder, but it feels like it did when i had gallstones,also bloating and gas, no reflux, just continuous indigestion ?
Reflux: You may still be experiencing gastric reflux. Many people think you need to feel a burning sensation to have acid reflux but many times you may just have a cough or a bloating sensation like yourself. However, it's best that you see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Went to ER for indigestion like fullness, found out I have gallstones. While on cardiac mon. It showed 2 paired & 2 multifocal pvcs. Dangerous pvcs?
PVC: Multifocal PVC and coupling on cardiac monitor should be followed up by 12 lead ekg and rhythm strip.Unifocal PVC upto 6 in a minute are acceptable. ...Read more
Ruq pain that goes to back and shoulder, light colored loose stool with indigestion. U/s showed no gallstones. Wbc 10.8 low grade temp. Bilirubin wnl.
Yes: Gallstones can cause pain when the GB attempts to contract to empty the bile it stores that the liver makes. The GB squeezes in response to a fatty meal to help digest your food. If you are having right upper quadrant pain especially after meals, see a surgeon to get evaluated. You may need surgery. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers