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Liver Parasite Gallstone Pain
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Could be unrelated: Ask your doctor about this. Usually the parasites do not cause problems in your biliary system but certain parasites in asia i think can cause gb problems. Please consult your doctor regarding the type of parasite and let them know you are having gallbladder symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Everytime after eating, i get tingling/discomfort sensation in stomach/upper abdomen. I had parasite test done, was -, no gallstones. What is it?.
Chronic Gastritis: May be you have chronic gastritis or h pylori infection.You need to see a gastroenterologist and may need endoscopic exam of your stomach to find out if the problem us in stomach and they can do a test for h pylori at the same time meanwhile if you want to, you can try acid suppresion with over the counter meds like ranitidine or omperazole etc, see if it will help. ...Read more
Modify lifestyle: Fatty liver occurs thru delivery of dietary fat/fatty acids to liver, excess carbohydrate, impaired export of triglyceride from liver cells, & augmented trigylceride production. Fix it by controlling diabetes, obesity, cholesterol, & avoid alcohol. Gallstones (usually cholesterol) are less diet responsive, but low fiber, high refined carbohydrate diets are associated; vegetarians get fewer stones. ...Read more
Depends on the tests: If you undergone and abdominal ultrasound, CT scan and MRCP(a special liver/hepatobiliary protocol MRI), and nothing was seen, it's quite unlikely that a stone was missed. And if you've subsequently undergone an ERCP with a cholangiogram(dye injected into the biliary tree) and nothing was found even less likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe nothing: If you're not having any symptoms, ( the vast majority of patients with gallstones do not, ) you do not need a special diet. Now, if you begin to have symptoms (bloating, dyspepsia, nausea, right upper quadrant or right upper back pain, ) then a lower fat diet may reduce your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
See below: Liver disease is a medical problem with the cells of the liver such as hepatitis, alcohol injury, etc. Gallbladder disease can be from gallstones. Liver disease can be a cause of some gallstones. Gallstones can cause temporary liver blood test abnormalities that generally resolve with gallbladder surgery. ...Read more
No: Won't make any difference unfortunatelyGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a 2cm gallstone and a few smaller ones. Is surgery my only option? I was diagnosed with fatty liver. What can I do to reverse this illness?
If you are having: symptoms from your gallstones such as upper abdominal discomfort, pressure, bloationg, discomfort and nausea after eating, then surgery is the way to resolve the symtpms and remove the gallbladder & gallstones. The fatty liver may heal with low fat diet, controlling your cholesterol & weight loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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