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Is Biliary Colic Like Ibs
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What is your best recommendation for the acute biliary colic? Should one totally avoid fats like avocado, nuts, seeds etc.?
Yes: fat avoidance is necessary but avocado or vegetable fats are generally allowed unless there are specific reasons to avoid them.. Ultimately in severe cases with repeated episodes mean a surgical consultation is in order... Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Is it possible to experience biliary colic, and kidney pain? I just had hida scan a few days ago waiting on results, didn't see gb fill at all.
Gallstone disease: The gallbladder holds bile and squeezes it out when needed to help the gut absorb fat. Stones can develop within the gallbladder, so that when the gallbladder squeezes, it pushes the stone against the outlet. This causes considerable pain called "biliary colic." the pain increases during the first hour, stays at its worst for an hour or more, then decreases over hours. Needs evaluation by doc. ...Read more
Gallbladder Attack: Gallstones cause pain by blocking the duct that connects the gallbladder to the intestinal tract. When the gallbladder is obstructed and gets stimulated to contract, it cannot empty, leading to biliary colic: constant, non-cramping , pressure-like pain, localized to the right upper or midline upper abdomen. Within an hour or so, the stone moves, the blockage is relieved, and the pain goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: Biliary colic is abdominal pain usually located in the right uppwer quadrant of the abdomen under the ribs. It can be precipitated by eating a meal high in fat. The pain may radiate to the back and be associated with nausea and vomiting. The pain may occurr several hours after the meal. ...Read more
Remove diseased GB: Biliary colic occurs when a stone tries to exit the gallbladder. Stones form from stone-prone bile and/or damaged gallbladder, with poor emptying. Stimulus is usually fatty foods. If stone gets stuck along the way to the small bowel, can cause problems with infection, or inflammation of gallbladder. Remove gallbladder if stones cause symptoms, you are diabetic, or certain other conditions. C md. ...Read more
While having colic?: Not a good combo if biliary colic occurring. Typically onset with fatty foods, so e.g. Pepperoni pizza and beer is not unusual trigger. If history of biliary colic, alcohol in itself won't bring it on, but should treat the diseased gallbladder to prevent another attack-which could lead to complications like infection, blood infection pancreatitis, even death. Alcohol can cause lots of GI damage. ...Read more
Symptoms now?: Is this waiting time by your choice? Could you see a medical partner sooner? Most medical practices do some form of triage, and if you're having symptoms now, it should prioritize you to be seen sooner. ...Read more
Diagnosed with cholelithiasis w biliary colic, how long will this last? What's my next step, can't eat without pain in abdomen.
Hi, I have had a lap coly after a series of gallstone 'attacks' and biliary colic. My surgery was in March yet most nights I wake with similar pain?
Many possibilities: Have you talked to your surgeon about this yet? There are several things that can be done to evaluate this further. Once a potential cause is found, then a treatment can be recommended. ...Read more