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Mild Gallbladder Pain
Moderate to severe diffuse upper & lower abdominal pain x12hrs;dull,crampy,♯moderate back pain too.No fever.BM yesterday, passing gas now.Ddx?
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
Constipation?: It is not uncommon that bowel and bladder problems coincide and can lead to complaints of abdominal discomfort or cramping as well as frequency urgency and occasional incontinence. Liw hydration status can also lead to headaches. I would start with trying to have a normal soft banana consistency stool daily and see if that helps resolve all three problems. ...Read more
4 weeks post laproscopic gallbladder removal and having moderate pain in my abdomen. Left side upper deeper pain... Pancreatitis? Kidney stones?
I am having severe URQ abdominal pain with severe chronic low back pain. No gallbladder/have chronic enlarged CBD. What could cause this?
Referred pain: It is very common to have pain in the shoulder after injuries and problems in the abdomen. Injuries to the liver and gallbladder often causes right shoulder pain while injuries to the spleen often causes left shoulder pain. It occurs because the same nerves that go to that part of the abdomen also go to the shoulder. Our brain cannot distinguish between the two. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, constipation, bloating or abdominal fullness and back pain (severity: severe) (side: upper) . No Gallbladder
No gallbladder pain: Sorry to hear about you problem. Your question is? ...Read more
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
Long standing RUQ pain. One strange symptom is that the RUQ pain gets worse after a bowel movement. No GB. ERCP mild stenosis. Pain cont. Ideas?
Colon?: Wonder if this could be related to your colon, as part of it is located in that area. Have you had a colonoscopy? Ask your primary care doctor or gastroenterologist to set this up for you. Also, I see you are on Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil). Have you had a transplant? If so, be sure this isn't causing symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more
Upper abdominal pain and discomfort w/ some chest area discomfort, burping, jaw/ear pain, nausea, diarrhea, grumbling stomach. What could symptoms be?
Pain in upper right abdomen and back.sticky stool,nausea.no pain the epigastric or left side,no diarrheano gall stone..is it pancreatitis ?
It could be: i suggest a GI consult. Your symptoms could be caused by a multitude of conditions. ...Read more
I am experiencing pelvic pain, abdominal pain (severity: moderate) , abdominal discomfort and pain with urination.
ER or urgent care : You need immediate evaluation. Urinalysis with urine HCG just in case, urine culture. Any woman with painful burning urination needs immediate urinalysis and urine culture to determine what infection is present and antibiotics the infection is susceptible to. Empiric treatment then given. Kidney stones history? Ovarian cysts? Your MD will give you a comprehensive evaluation. Don' worry you'll b ok ...Read more
I have mild pain in upper stomach. Moderate Mid back pain. Chills with no fever. Very flatulant. Been diagnosed with gallstones and sludge. However GI?
More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but... When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Pancreatic ca (thankfully) is very rare. And if it were causing symptoms i would expect 2 see a mass on ct ...Read more
Unexplained chronic vomiting over one year; no psychogenic cause; mild gastroparesis; removed gallbladder; intermittent pelvic/lower abd. Pain; cause?
No fever, normal bowel movements, etc. Only mild abdominal pain in lower quadrant near appendix last 3 days. Appendicitis?
Gallbladder removed, history of C-Diff + Chronic Cholcystitis, bile ducts Symptoms continue, Upper Abdominal pain, bloating. what could it be?
Too complex: That situation is too complex to analyzing analyze in 400 characters. If you'd like, set up a consult on Healthtap concierge, and I will be happy to work through things for you, to see if I can help. Good luck. ...Read more
I am experiencing upper abdominal pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and abdominal pain (all over) (severity: mil...
Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, especially with symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder or other problems. ...Read more
I am experiencing vomiting, nausea, rt shoulder pain.upper abd pain (side: right), severe low back pain. MRI last week showed biliary sludge. Advice?
HIDA scan: Gallbladder probably needs to be removed, you can go ahead with surgery with a pretty good chance it will cure the problem, or a HIDA scan (pronounced hide-a) can be done to confirm the diagnosis. As part of this study the radiologist will inject a drug (CCK) which usually will cause an attack if the gallbladder is the problem. ...Read more
Upper abdomen pain with upper back pain (abdomen pain is short, back pain lasts longer) nausea (short, no vomiting) and heartburn/burping. Help?
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