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What is the function of the gall bladder?

What is the function of the gall bladder?

Stores bile: The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile that is made in the liver. It also secretes some mucus from its internal lining. The gallbladder responds to fats entering the duodenum by squeezing bile out into the dodenum to emulsify the fats and aid in their digestion and absorption. It has no association with the urinary bladder. ...Read more

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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Will catheters relieve the urgency symptoms of interstitial cystitis?

Will catheters relieve the urgency symptoms of interstitial cystitis?

No: Unless one has urinary retention, catheters will not help improve the urinary symptoms and in fact may worsen them because it will cause more trauma to the bladder lining with the catheter and cause more symptoms. ...Read more

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Can the bladder be the last stop of the urinary tract?

Can the bladder be the last stop of the urinary tract?

No: The urine has to exit somewhere. Either out of the urethra past the bladder or an ileostomy if the urinary tract is diverted to the intestine. ...Read more

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Why would the removal of the gall bladder cause diarrhea?

Why would the removal of the gall bladder cause diarrhea?

No reservoir 4 bile: The gallbladder normally serves to store bile that is made continuously from the liver. After a meal, the gallbladder contracts, ejecting bile into the intestine, to aid in digestion. When the gallbladder is removed, the bile no longer is stored but excreted continuously into the intestine. If there is no food, the bile can be irritating and cause diarrhea. Over time, this should improve ...Read more

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Why is prolapses of the bladder and urethra common?

Why is prolapses of the bladder and urethra common?

Here are some...: The occurrence of bladder and urethral prolapse attributes to combined inevitably impairing and damaging support of pelvic floor muscles for urethra, vagina, uterus, & bladder from childbirth injury, aging, & its postmenopausal hormonal deficiency. More? Seek & ask your gyn-doc timely while seeking evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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How much is the cost of removal of the gall bladder and pancreas in the usa?

How much is the cost of removal of the gall bladder and pancreas in the usa?

Varies: Exact cost can vary depending on your insurance situation and your particular health concerns. You will incur the surgeon's cost, the anethesia cost, and hospital facility fee. The hospital fee will be the highest charge. You are talking about 10s of thousands of dollars. ...Read more

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Where will the bile be produced in the case of amputation of gall bladder with stones?

Where will the bile be produced in the case of amputation of gall bladder with stones?

The liver (still): The gallbladder does not make bile, it merely stores it. Bile is made by the liver and used by the intestinal tract to break down and absorb fat. Normally, ingesting a fatty meal stimulates the gallbladder to empty it's stored bile. Most people without a gallbladder manage to absorb fats without difficulty; those that don't will have unabsorbed fat, leading to diarrhea. ...Read more

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Thickening of the bladder wall in men cancer?

Thickening of the bladder wall in men cancer?

Could be.: Inflammation and infection among other things could also cause bladder wall thickening. We usually ask urologist to evaluate. May need cystoscopy. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for the reimplantation of the ureter in the bladder?

What is the medical term for the reimplantation of the ureter in the bladder?

Here are some ...: It is called ureteral reimplantation or ureteroneocystostomy with or without psoas hitch. More detail? ask treating urologist. ...Read more

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What is the complication of bladder irrigation?

What is the complication of bladder irrigation?

Usually none: Bladder irrigation, when done by a trained professional, is generally safe. However, it is possible to have irritation of the urethra form the catheter, urinary tract infection from the process, irritation of the bladder from stretching, or even rupture of the bladder if it is overfilled. ...Read more

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Why could the removal of the gall bladder cause diarrhea?

Why could the removal of the gall bladder cause diarrhea?

Unsure: sine people get diarrhea for a few weeks after gallbladder removal. It is called post-cholecystectomy syndrome and resolves over time. Some studies indicate it is more common in women. Some believe it is due to a constant trickle of while experienced by the: instead of a normal bonus from the gallbladder. If it is chronic should not be due to the surgery and you may need a colonoscopy ...Read more

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Gastrectomy); surgical removal of the gall bladder (cholecystectomy); or surgical removal of the pancreas (pancreatectomy), what's the difference?

Gastrectomy); surgical removal of the gall bladder (cholecystectomy); or surgical removal of the pancreas (pancreatectomy), what's the difference?

DIFFERENT ORGANS: Different organ will have different name for surgical operation if you operate on the stomach it will have a different name than the pancreas or the gallbladder they are separate organs is that what you want to know the question was really vague i hope that help. ...Read more

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Can bladder cancer remain hidden on a sonogram of the bladder & kidneys?

Can bladder cancer remain hidden on a sonogram of the bladder & kidneys?

Yes: Bladder cancer can easily be missed on sonogram of the bladder and kidneys, especially if the tumor is small or flat. The definitive test for diagnosis is a cystoscopy where a small telescope is placed into the bladder to visualize the lining of the bladder. At the same time, a biopsy is taken to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the name of the gall bladder test?

What is the name of the gall bladder test?

See below: Ultrasound is the best test for diagnosis of stones, although they can often be seen on CAT scan as well. Gallbladder disease without stones, sometimes called biliary dyskinesia, is usually diagnosed with a nuclear medicine study called a HIDA scan. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a bladder cyst?

None...: Cyst of urinary bladder is extremely rare and even non-exists. In an extreme condition of urachal cyst, that is congenital, even not within the boundary of bladder. At times, a congenital bladder diverticulum may be mistakenly perceived by laypersons as a cyst; that is what i guessed. So, to make clear for me to answer your question to the point, would you please clarify for us? I'm here to help. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a mild cystocele of the bladder?

What are the causes of a mild  cystocele of the bladder?

Weak muscles: A cystocele is a herniation of the bladder into the vagina. Damage to the pelic muscle from childbirth, aging, or chronic straining are common causes. Performing pelvic muscle exercises us a good initial treatment. ...Read more

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What is a prolapse of the bladder into the urethra known as?

Urologist: Prolapse of the bladder into the vaginal area is called a cystocele. Prolapse of the urethra, which you may be referring to, is called a urethral caruncle. A urologist is best qualified to evaluate these conditions. ...Read more

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Bladder Problems (Definition)

In a broad sense, bladder problems may be defined as any undesirable changes affecting its ability to comfortably store the urine and ...Read more