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How You Could Ease The Pain Of Gallstones Or Gallbladder Problems
Narcotics: Unfortunately, once you start having gallbladder attacks, the only definitive treatment is surgery. Thankfully, this is a very simple, straightforward operation that can get you back to normal activity in 1-2 weeks. There are some ways to dissolve stones but they are ineffective in the long run: the gallbladder is the gallstone factory and new ones will form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Signs and symptoms a gall bladder would need to be removed? Also, over production of acid in the stomach. Any overlap or relation?
Gallstones : Gallstones and their symptoms can be highly variable from one person to another. Many people can walk around and feel normal with gallstones, and they do not need surgery. Other people with gallstones get upper abdominal gas and pressure discomforts with nausea or vomiting. If you hare having gallstone pain and symptoms, which usually get worse with eating fatty or greasy foods, then you should see you family doctor to see if they recommend referral to a surgeon. Probably also not the best to wait for severe unrelenting abdominal pain and vomiting to occur. ...Read more
Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?
Upper abdomen: Pain in the upper abdomen can be many things. Reflux is just one potential problem. Gallbladder disease, other stomach (gastric) problems such as ulcers or inflammation (gastritis), pancreatic problems, liver, etc. Are to be considered. Alcohol drinking, even in moderation can provide stomach problems, and antacids may not always help. You need to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cant tell if pain is from gallbladder or ibs. Have family history of gallbladder issues and they found sludge in gallbladder. What could it be?
Gallbladder disease: Sludge is a form of gallstones, very small gallstones. If you are free of fever, vomiting and pain is mild, then continue with your doc who ordered the us. More tests, possible referral for surgery may be in your future. In the meantime, a low fat diet and lots of hydration will help. Be well. ...Read more
I'm concerned that i might have gallbladder issues, possibly gallstones. Can stones cause muscle soreness in the backs of the legs & in the forearms?
The following:: Kidney:pain radiates round or down to groin. Tenderness to tapping or thumping over lower rib cage on back. Uti symptoms of burning with or frequency of urination. Blood in urine. Positive urinalysis. Kidney or bladder abnormalities on ultrasound or ct. Elevated BUN or creatinine levels in blood. Intestinal: change in stool, bowel habit & pain with bm. Bloody or tarry stool. Abnormal bowel x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I reduce the problems of a gallbladder acting up? I need relief of the gas, pain, and nausea associated with this condition. Can anyone please help?
See below: Gallstones can move inside the gallbladder. They could move into the gallbladder opening causing blockage, or even move into the bile ducts causing painful blockage. When you eat food, the gallbladder will squeeze out bile, and the gallstones could get in the way of the gallbladder trying to empty and cause pain, nausea, or vomiting. ...Read more
My friend is having 4 mm gall stone in the neck of the gall bladder.Have any medicines to cure this without any operation or i need to go an operation?
Gall stone problem: Meds have been tried to dissolve stones but not successful and can cause liver problems. Surgical removal of the gallbladder is the best way to cure problem. ...Read more
If gall blader, liver and gastritis are not the cause then what can be a reason for pain/discomfort under right rib area?
After an operation of stone in gall bladder, he is having severe stomach pain and indigestion problem in3weeks. What can be done to help recover?
Go back to surgeon: It is not uncommon to have some mild indigestion and fatty-food intolerance+/-diarrhea for a few weeks after gallbladder surgery. However, severe pain is concerning and warrants evaluation sooner rather than later. Although rare, complications can occur after this operation that can cause severe pain. Furthermore, a stone may be in the bile duct, which can feel just like a gallbladder attack. ...Read more
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