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How to know if your gall bladder needs to taken out.?

How to know if your gall bladder needs to taken out.?

Pain, vomiting: Pain and or vomiting are common symptoms. The pain is located in the right upper quadrant under the right rib cage. The pain may radiate to the back. The onset of symptoms are usually associated with eating greasy, fried foods and or dairy products. If the symptoms increase in frequency linked to foods as above as ultrasound may identify stones. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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What if your gall bladder bursts, will you be able to tell?

What if your gall bladder bursts, will you be able to tell?

You would: Develop peritonitis, so you will be in extreme pain. You will not be able to tell that it was your gallbladder that burst and caused the peritonitis unless you have special tests, but peritonitis is a true life-threatening condition. You will be very sick. Talk to your doctor to get your gallbladder problem taken care of before this complication happens. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get your gall bladder out if your pregnant?

Is it safe to get your gall bladder out if your pregnant?

Please ask your docs: Usually not done unless you are in bad shape as it is usually managed conservatively and then you get induced early and get the baby out safely before u have another attack and then they can do whatever they want if the gall bladder is in bad shape then u have no choice the ideal time to have it out during preg is the early 2nd trimester but your docs should go over all the pros and cons with u. ...Read more

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After removing your prostate how long will it take to be able to control your bladder?

After removing your prostate how long will it take to be able to control your bladder?

It dpends: Afte radical prostatectomy, the time it takes for a man to regain urinary control may vary. Some men have total control almost immediately, whereas others may take a few days to a few weeks or vene a few months. Uncommonly, it can take some men up to 6 months to regain control. Some men may also have long term incotinence that requires other intervention. ...Read more

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How do you know if your UTI is more serious, or has gone to your kidney?

How do you know if your UTI is more serious, or has gone to your kidney?

Loin pain, fever: Fever, chills, loin pain added to an established UTI suggest progression to kidney infection. ...Read more

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How can you know to get your appendix out before it is ruptured?

How can you know to get your appendix out before it is ruptured?

Common symptoms: Dscomfort around the belly button, usually moves to the right side of the abdomen over several hours. Worsens with sneezing, coughing, and deep breathing Pain may increase with movement,loss of appetite, nausea,vomiting, swelling of the abdomen,abdomen feels hard,onstipation,mild diarrhea,slight fever.See medical help early and prevent perforation. ...Read more

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How to tell if you need your appendix out?

How to tell if you need your appendix out?

You will know: If you have no problem no need to take it out , when you have appendicitis , you will know and the surgeon will tell you ' you need your appendix out ' ...Read more

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Catheter for 2 months causing bleeding, will take it off tomorrow to see if my dad can urinate by himself, any tips for him to be able to urinate.

Catheter for 2 months causing bleeding, will take it off tomorrow to see if my dad can urinate by himself, any tips for him to be able to urinate.

Voiding trials: It sounds like your father has acute urinary retention. The most likely cause is an enlarged prostate. There are other causes as well and his inability to urinate is likely multifactorial. To maximize the chance of my patients passing a voiding trial, I like to treat active urinary tract infections, ensure Alpha blockers (like flomax) have been restarted and keep them well hydrated. ...Read more

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What can happen to your body when you have your parathyroid removed due to kidney stones?

What can happen to your body when you have your parathyroid removed due to kidney stones?

Glad it was done: Your parathyroids were taken out because of hyperparathyroidism which caused you to have kidney stones. You'll compensate well and feel and be much healthier. ...Read more

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How to determine if my gall bladder popped?

How to determine if my gall bladder popped?

Very rare: It is very rare for the gallbladder to burst. You would have marked upper abdominal pain, vomiting, maybe fever, and you would feel very sick. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to live without your urinary bladder?

Yes: The bladder can be removed for conditions such as bladder cancer. The deversion of the urinary stream to a bladder substitute or a conduit to the surface so that urine can be collected in a bag would be necessary ...Read more

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What will it be like to get your gallbladder removed?

What will it be like to get your gallbladder removed?

Feeling better: The main reason for cholecystectomy is acute cholecystitis. When stones pass they produce pain and with an impacted stone in the bottom of the gallbladder it can impinge of the cystic artery and cause severe inflammation. Removal relieves symptoms. When done laparoscopically symptoms post op are minimal. ...Read more

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If you have gallstones how long can you go before having to get your gallbladder removed?

Perhaps a lifetime: Only 40% of individuals who have gallstones ever have symptoms which would require having to remove the gallbladder. The other 60% carry them to their graves. ...Read more

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When semen enters the vagina how many days do you need to wait to find out if you could possibly be pregnant?

When semen enters the vagina how many days do you need to wait to find out if you could possibly be pregnant?

2-4 weeks: Home pregnancy tests can be positive from 2-7 days after a missed period (depending on brand and whether or not you follow the instructions). Until you find out, use protection to prevent further chances. Also, anytime you have unprotected sex, assume you are pregnant, and don't use drugs, non-prescribed meds, alcohol, or smoke. Also get checked for sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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How should I be able to know if the symptoms that i'm having, are related to the gullbladder?

How should I be able to know if the symptoms that i'm having, are related to the gullbladder?

Differents symp.: Stones in the g.B may happen without symptoms and that is like that in 50 % of cases. Now, the symptoms are: pain in the upper part of the belly or below the right costal margin, this paincould be very severe, named biliary colic. Other symptoms are: introlerance to many foods, mainly fatty type, nausea, vomiting, diarrheas. In acute condition may have fever, jaundice, that mean serious problem. ...Read more

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If i go to the e r with what turns out to be shingles will they admit me or what could be done ?

HZ complications: Unless the rash involves the eyes or ear or both (ramsey-hunt syndrome) you can be treated as an outpatient. An antiviral medicine started within 72 hours is the most effective treatment. Blindness, deafness or an additional bacterial infection are all uncommon complications. You may require pain medicine and even then the pain may persist after the rash is gone - post - herpetic neuralgia. ...Read more

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I want to know whether there will be gall stones in the liver.?

I want to know whether there will be gall stones in the liver.?

Depends: It is unlikely but possible to have stones in bile duct within liver itself. Most patients make stones in gallbladder, some in bile duct outside of liver and very few inside the liver. Need ultrasound or MRI to look for stones if labs r abnormal or symptoms. ...Read more

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If you are out to eat and your child has reaction to something what do u give them until u can get to doc?

If you are out to eat and your child has reaction to something what do u give them until u can get to doc?

EpiPen or Benadryl (diphenhydramine): If s/he has had severe allergic reactions previously, you should be prescribed an Epipen to carry with you, and you should administer it to your child as soon as you think the child is having a systemic reaction to a food. If this is your child's first reaction and the child has trouble breathing or talking or is red all over or passing out, you should call 911 immediately. Give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if mild. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more