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Doctor insights on: Intermittent Gall Bladder Symptoms

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I have pain like it states for gall bladder symptoms but it hasn't subsided for 4 days what should I do?

I have pain like it states for gall bladder symptoms but it hasn't subsided for 4 days what should I do?

Get checked: Gallbladder pain may vary or feel different depending on the cause. Many people with gallstones never experience pain. However, there are some variations in gallbladder pain that help the doctor to make a diagnosis. Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/gallbladder_pain_gall_bladder_pain/page3.htm ...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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How come I have all the symptoms of gall bladder disease, but have the test results come back normal?

How come I have all the symptoms of gall bladder disease, but have the test results come back normal?

3 Possibilities: 1-your stones are too small to be seen by ultrasound 2-you have gallbladder dz in the absence of stones (dyskinesia)--dx'd by cck-hida scan 3- you don't have gallbladder disease (irritable bowel can cause similar symptoms). Have you seen a gastroenterologist or general surgeon? Either can help you navigate thru this and, hopefully, get you better. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've had returning symptoms for a couple years now (from research it all leads to gall bladder) but docs haven't found anything what can I do?

I've had returning symptoms for a couple years now (from research it all leads to gall bladder) but docs haven't found anything what can I do?

Gallbladder?: If you have no stones in gb and a hida scan of gb is negative than probably not gallbladder - could be spastic bowel or ibs. Would see a GI specialist at a large referral center near your home for another opinion. ...Read more

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I hv multiple mobile soft calculii noted in my gall bladder, largest measures 13×12.2.I hv no symptoms. Is the soft calcul dissolvable? Is opern necesry

I hv multiple mobile soft calculii noted in my gall bladder, largest measures 13×12.2.I hv no symptoms. Is the soft calcul dissolvable? Is opern necesry

Gallstones: Doesn't matter if you have one stone or multiple stones, doesn't matter if they are small or big. If you don't have symptoms (and with this I mean pain), you don't need any treatment. Once you start having symptoms, then is when treatment is recommended, and the only effective treatment is surgery (gallbladder removal) ...Read more

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Gall bladder symptoms?

Gall bladder symptoms?

Pain: Right upper quadrant pain. Pain after eating fatty foods. Occasionally nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Symptoms of bad gall bladder?

Symptoms of bad gall bladder?

Bad gallbladder: Symptoms include nausea, bloating, left shoulder pain, right upper abdominal pain, light colored stool, or yellow colored skin. In worse cases, fever, intense abdominal pain, and sepsis may occur. ...Read more

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What are gall bladder symptoms?

What are gall bladder symptoms?

Abdomnal pain: Gallbladder attacks often follow fatty meals, and they may occur during the night. A typical attack can cause

■steady pain in the right upper abdomen that increases rapidly and lasts from 30 minutes to several hours

■pain in the back between the shoulder blades

■pain under the right shoulder. ...Read more

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Symptoms and cures for gall bladder.?

Symptoms and cures for gall bladder.?

Removal: If you are having symptoms such as pain, nausea or vomiting or fatty food intolerance, and you have any abnormality of your gallbladder, including stones, sludge or polyps or a low-functioning gallbladder, the symptoms usually worsen until the gallbladder is removed. ...Read more

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Warning symptoms of gall bladder issues?

Warning symptoms of gall bladder issues?

Intolerance: To fatty foods, right upper quadrant abdominal pain radiating to back or right shoulder, bloating. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a bad gall bladder?

What are the symptoms of a bad gall bladder?

Cholecystitis: Inflammation of gallbladder usually caused by gallstones blocking bile duct. Symptoms includesevere pain in upper right or upper middle areas of abdomen. Usually starts intermittently then becomes constant & severe. Pain sometimes referred to right shoulder-blade. Pain often follows eating fatty, greasy or fried foods. Nausea & vomiting common as is diarrhea. Liver under right rib-cage can be tender. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gall bladder diease?

What are the symptoms of gall bladder diease?

Usually: The symptoms are:
Right upper quadrant pain that worsens with meals. Sometimes the pain radiates to the right shoulder ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of gall bladder disease?

What are some symptoms of gall bladder disease?

Pain with food: Many patients report pain in their upper abdomen that runs along their rib margin on the right with occasional upper back pain - mostly with fatty/rich food (fried food, ice cream, even creamy salad dressing...). In more severe cases, you can have yellow eyes, darkened urine, light colored stool that floats in the toilet... Time to see a doc if you have some of the sx listed. ...Read more

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Where do gall bladder symptoms usually appear?

Over the GB: In the right upper abdomen beneath the rib cage. However, sometimes in the mid-upper belly instead (or additionally). ...Read more

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Where do gall bladder symptoms mainly appear in kids?

Where do gall bladder symptoms mainly appear in kids?

Gallbladder symptoms: If you mean what symptoms. They typically will have pain in the upper right side of their belly. Frequently it occurs after a higher fat meal or snack. It is unfortunately becoming more common as more kids are overweight. There are some diseases that place kids at risk for developing gallbladder problems. ...Read more

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Possible gall bladder symptoms; what's the best test?

Possible gall bladder symptoms; what's the best test?

Ultrasound: Is first usual test, if negative and symptoms suggestive of gallbladder, would do hida scan. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

What are some common symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

Usually: Right upper or mid upper abdominal pain following a large or fatty meal, accompanied by nausea or vomiting, with sometimes radiation to tip of shoulder blade bone. These care classic symptoms but other symptoms can appear too. ...Read more

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Are there any good medicines for gall bladder symptoms?

Are there any good medicines for gall bladder symptoms?

Not so much: The best way to treat gallbladder symptoms is to remove the gallbladder, thereby preventing future attacks. Narcotics can "break" an attack, but this is, at best, a short term solution. Some gallstones can be dissolved using bile salt pills but this takes months and the stones will re-form after the medication is stopped. ...Read more

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What symptoms do you have if your gall bladder is bothering?

A few: Pain in right upper abdomen especially after a fatty meal, nausea, sometimes vomiting. Sometime pain in the tip of your shoulder blade as well. If you notice dark urine or chalky stools, see a doctor. That can indicate worsening gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

Please explain what are some symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

Billiary colic: Pain with gb "attacks" is usually related to fat containing foods like butter, but also can based on the severity of the disease can eventually be related to all foods.

Other symptoms include RUQ pain, back pain, nausea, vomiting, jaundice, pancreatitis,

meet with your GI physician or surgeon to discuss. ...Read more

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Can gall bladder symptoms come and go over the course of 3-5years and then all of a sudden become constant?

Yes: First find out is due to gall stones and gall bladder disease, If it is. Then due to constant pain, you will benefit by removal gall bladder, speak to your doctor for other non operative options. ...Read more

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Should I go back to the ER if my gall bladder symptoms are worsening?

Yes: If you went to the er for gallbladder symptoms, received treatment and now the symptoms are worsening, it would seem reasonable to go to your doctor or go back to the er for reevaluation. ...Read more

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I've got multiple stones in my gall bladder but no symptoms exist. What should I do?

I've got multiple stones in my gall bladder but no symptoms exist. What should I do?

Possibly nothing.: Asymptomatic gallstones may need no treatment. Any upper abdominal pain, particularly after eating should prompt you see your doctor, as gallbladder blockage or inflammation can make you quite sick. If someone with gallstones is elderly, has diabetes, or has any other condition that would make them less sensitive to the symptoms of gallstones, the gb should be removed, even w/ no symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have multiple stones in my gall bladder but no symptoms exist. What should I do?

See below: Asymptomatic gallstones do not require cholecystectomy or other treatment. The majority of people who are found to have gallstones are asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Is it possible for my 11 year old daughter to have gall bladder issues? I had my gall bladder out. She has the same symptoms I had when I had attacks.

Yes: Yes it is definitely possible. Gallbladder symptoms as you may know present with right upper quadrant pain after eating fatty foods. Diagnostic tests include an ultrasound with gallstones. If your child has an ultrasound performed I would seek a consultation with a pediatric surgeon. ...Read more

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How can you prevent gall bladder symptoms?

How can you prevent gall bladder symptoms?

Healthy gallbladder: Gallstones are linked to chronic liver disease (stones usually of pigment type), but also reflect low hdl/high triglycerides, genetics, age, sex (females 2x more), obesity, drugs, low fiber, tpn, diabetes, hemolysis, pregnancy, primary biliary diseases. Improving risk factors above will not only reduce stone disease, but may reduce development of sludge/sand, and may improve gallbladder function. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a gall bladder attack--could it be fatal?

Symptoms of a gall bladder attack--could it be fatal?

Gall Bladder Attack: Pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen, worse after eating fatty food, low grade fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. If symptoms are more than intermittent, you need to see your doctor right away, to prevent complications. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms when your gall bladder is infected?

Pain fever: Upper abdominal and right upper abdomen pain (pain can be severe), maybe fever, vomiting, nausea, sometimes yellow jaundice or pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Does anybody have any idea who gets gall bladder symptoms?

Does anybody have any idea who gets gall bladder symptoms?

People w/Gallstones: Risk factors for gallbladder disease include a strong family history, obesity, certain ethnic groups, precipitous weight loss, blood disorders, liver infections, etc. Early-on, it is much more common in women, yet the odds even out after age 50. There is a less-common entity of gallbladder disease without stones, yet this is the exception. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having 2 polyps in the gall bladder?

Maybe none: Gallbladder polyps can be small and have no symptoms. May be just an incidental finding on an ultrasound when one is having an evaluation of abdominal pains. Larger gallbladder polyps over 1 cm probably should be removed with laparoscopic gallbladder removal. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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. Bernard Seif
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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