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What is hepatobiliary dyskinesia?

What is hepatobiliary dyskinesia?

Dysmotility: Dyskinesia of the gall bladder or extrahepatic biliary duct at entrance into duodennum, small bowel, is usually related to poor contractility or spasm. This can cause pain. The treatment is sometimes medical, surgery, or interventional by endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can episodes right shoulder tip pain,intense sharp pain aggravated when moving my arm be hepatobiliary in origin ? Sporadic in nature no abd pain

Can episodes right shoulder tip pain,intense sharp pain aggravated when moving my arm be hepatobiliary in origin ? Sporadic in nature no abd pain

It can, but…: … But it also could be due to a lot of other things, including problems with the shoulder, lungs, stomach, and even the heart. If your pain has not yet been evaluated, you should see your doctor to begin the process. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.

Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.

Biliary obstruction: On a theoretical basis if one had hemorrhagic fever due to dengue virus you could precipitate hemoglobin in the biliary radicals. Cannot imagine how anaphylactic shock would effect this. You need to discuss this at length with the doctors managing your condition. ...Read more

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Will being hungover change results of hida scan?

Will being hungover change results of hida scan?

Why be hungover: Alcoholism may increase bile viscosity and result in abnormal hepatobiliary function.Should have HIDA test performed under optimal conditions. ...Read more

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Results were normal from an ultrasound and hida scan, what else can I do to figure out what's wrong?

Results were normal from an ultrasound and hida scan, what else can I do to figure out what's wrong?

other G.I problems: If the ultrasound and hida scan are completely normal, it is very likely that you do not have any biliary tree problems. However, many other diseases may mimic some hepatobiliary diseases such as ulcers or inflammation of the oesophagus, stomach or duodenum. Blood tests may also be useful to rule out the presence of h.Pilori which may cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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I have all he symptoms of gallbladder but im having pain in my left rib cage . My hida scan results were 60 % . Does this mean?Will my gldr be removed

Normal hida scan: A normal gallbladder ejection fraction is more than 50%. It is normal in your case. Unless you have a situs invertus ( in this case the liver on the left side instead of the right side) your symptom is probably not related to hepatobiliary disease, as demonstrated by your normal hida scan. It might be related to stomach, spleen or other thoracic problems. ...Read more

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I went into hida scan while in pain. The test seemed to have aggravated my syptoms. The results however were normal. Do i need a gall bladder removal?

I went into hida scan while in pain. The test seemed to have aggravated my syptoms. The results however were normal. Do i need a gall bladder removal?

Maybe: The hida scan is not always abnormal with gall bladder disease. The fact that symptoms were mimicked by the test may mean gall bladder is an issue. Sometimes gb ejection fraction can be normal and there is a problem with the biliary duct at its entrance into the duodenum where is a muscle, called sphincter of oddi, sometimes spasm at this area can cause simiilar pain., called dyskinesia. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hav normal hida scan & ultrasound for gallbladder, but hav false results?Hav all symptoms of bad gallbladder for 2 yrs but norm tests

Tough situation : Unusual but possible.There are people who have problems with gb or bile ducts that don't show up on the usual tests. A sphincter at end of your main bile duct that could be too tight. If so could give typical gb symptoms. Need special manometry test to be sure. But also need to be sure not something else like ulcer disease. I have had few patients with all neg tests that got better after gb surg. ...Read more

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How can you specifically alter hida scan results?

How can you specifically alter hida scan results?

False positives: Variability in results depends on method of test, interpretative skills,patient symptoms. It is not perfect.If gb ejection fraction is low in patient with biliary colic , chronic gall bladder disease /biliary dyskinesia probable. With acute symptoms non visualization of gb means acute cholecystitis, surgical emergency.False positives prolonged fasting, tpn,alcoholism, recent narcotic, pancreatitis ...Read more

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What does normal low results mean on a hida scan?

Still normal range: Low normal means the results are still in the normal range, but tend to fall near the lower end of a normal curve. ...Read more

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