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Is Saturated Fat Bad For The Gall Bladder
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
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
Not really: But gallbladder problems are frequently pain and/or nausea and vomiting typically after a fatty meal. This comes from the obstruction to the outflow of bile from the gallbladder after eating fats. You are still making bile in your liver and it is dribbling down the main common bile duct, and still digests fat. ...Read more
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Bad symptoms of gall bladder trouble 3 weeks. All tests so far neg. Doc says if next test (catscan) neg, he is sending me to looney bin. Help!?
RUQ Pain: Get a second opinion - preferably from a gastroenterologist. Organs in the area you describe include :, gallbladder, liver and colon. The right kidney presumably has already been ruled out as a source. Potential explanations are too lengthy to be discussed here. The best option is to get an objective second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you have: symptomatic gallstones and you are a good surgical risk, best treatment is cholecystectomy. This is usually a laparoscopic procedure these days, and it is not a particularly painful operation that requires at most a one day hospitalization and minimal scars. Consult with a surgeon. ...Read more
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