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How you could ease the pain of gallstones or gallbladder problems?

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 more

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Dr. James Krick
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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


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What can help ease the pain of gall stones?

What can help ease the pain of gall stones?

Maybe surgery: Avoid fatty fried greasy foods (milk, cheese, ice cream, hot dogs, cheeseburgers, cheese pizza...). Can try ibuprofen. Otherwise surgery for laparoscopic gallbladder removal will resolve the problem. ...Read more

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For what reasons might gallstones cause pain if lining of gall bladder is not inflamed?

For what reasons might gallstones cause pain if lining of gall bladder is not inflamed?

Gallstones: Can cause obstruction of outflow of bile from the gallbladder, through cystic duct, and into the common duct. When the gallbladder contracts against this obstruction, it causes "biliary colic", which is painful. ...Read more

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How can treat the back pain from an attack of pancreatitis?

How can treat the back pain from an attack of pancreatitis?

Let me explain: This kind of back pain called referred pain , you have treat the source, then the back pain go away. If you can not please pain medicine. Thank you. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms a gall bladder would need to be removed? Also, over production of acid in the stomach. Any overlap or relation?

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

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Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?

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 more

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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?

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

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Pain in right side and fever. How do you tell intestinal from kidney problems?

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 more

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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?

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?

Avoid: Fatty, large, heavy meals. Some people have difficult with dairy products. But definitive cure is cholecystectomy. With laparoscopy, it is at most an overnight procedure with minimal pain, scarring, and disability. You should go for this before complications occur. ...Read more

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Why would gallstones cause pain if the lining of my gall bladder is not inflamed?

Why would gallstones cause pain if the lining of my gall bladder is not inflamed?

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

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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

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For what reasons might gallstones cause pain if not in the duct?

For what reasons might gallstones cause pain if not in the duct?

Gallstones: Can cause biliary colic when gallbladder contracts against a stone that is obstructing its outlet. This can also lead to acute cholecystitis, an infection. This is usually quite painful. ...Read more

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What does the back pain from problems with a gallbladder feel like?

What does the back pain from problems with a gallbladder feel like?

Sharp pain: Could be stabbing intermittent pain...Usually in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen that radiates to your mid spine. See your internist to verify your gall bladder. ...Read more

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How can you cope with the pain of constant kidney stones?

How can you cope with the pain of constant kidney stones?

Remove them: The kidney stones need to be removed so that permanent kidney damage does not occur. No one should have to cope with kidney stone pain, but get proper treatment to eliminate the source of pain. See a primary care provider and ask for a urologist referral. ...Read more

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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?

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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What can I do to help the symptoms of my gallstones? Especially the pain n nausea

See a doctor: Medical treatments can offer pain medications for limited pain relief & nausea medication. Avoid fried fatty & greasy foods. See a general surgeon to discuss gallbladder surgery & see if it is right for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of ...Read more