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Im 23 And Have Gallstones What Can I Do
Discuss with yourMD: Yeah that's young, but not unheard of; risk factors? Been pregnant, birth control pills, yo-yo diets, family history, GI diseases, etc. Assuming you aren't diabetic (it gets more complicated for them) you have stones and no symptoms, then you may go your whole life without a problem. Remove gb if pass stone, certain other gb changes, polyps, etc. See your doc, discuss your specifics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me explain: Most people who have gallstones do not have symptoms. If you have symptoms, you most likely will have mild pain in the pit of your stomach or in the upper right part of your belly. Pain may spread to your right upper back or shoulder blade area. Sometimes the pain is more severe. It may be steady, or it may come and go. Or it may get worse when you eat. Or some time you may have attack ...Read more
Im 28years old and I have gallstone problem..What cause it? Im not fat or any of my family member got this problem..
Had a recent us found a gallstone 8.6mm x 5.4mm. I'm symptomatic, i've read that post-choly, most patients still experience pain. Any truth to this?
Postop, not GB pain: Cholecystectomy is surgery, whether laparoscopic (belly button) or open (traditional). There will likely be post op pain (usually less and for a shorter period of time if laparoscopic). If your pain was gb pain (right upper quad/or mid below ribcage, maybe into back , often with vomiting, confirmed with us findings, e.g. Thickened gb wall, edema, fluid around gb, then surgery should resolve issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not usually: Many will have gallstones and have no abdominal symptoms. Rarely serious issues will occur such as pancreatitis or bile duct obstruction with jaundice. Usually it is an elective option for laparoscopic surgery to remove the gallbladder if you are having abdominal symptoms from gallstones. ...Read more
I lost 35 pounds in less than 4 months, now I have gallstones, im sure it's from that. How unlikely is for them to dissapear on their own?
Gallstones or not: Its not a guessing game if the ultrasound shows gallstones then you have them and pain after a fatty meal is fairly common if you are having gallstone related pain if the ultrasound did not show gallstones then it is something else, possibly acid related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chemical imbalance: Gallstones are made of cholesterol, bile acids and bilirubin. If there is an imbalance in these, it can predispose to certain types of gallstones. Obesity can be linked to elevated cholesterol and predispose to cholesterol stones, which make up about 80% of gallstones in the us. Red cell breakdown, from anemias can predispose to pigmented gallstones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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