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Doctor insights on: Non Functioning Gallbladder Symptoms

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Can a low functioning gallbladder only cause noises, and no other symptoms?

Can a low functioning gallbladder only cause noises, and no other symptoms?

??: Not sure that a gallbladder would cause noise. But if there are no symptoms your really don't need to worry about it ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


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Can extreme anxiety (working on it!) contribute to low gallbladder function? Symptoms = nausea & very minor intermittent pain upper right. No stones

Can extreme anxiety (working on it!) contribute to low gallbladder function? Symptoms = nausea & very minor intermittent pain upper right. No stones

Sure: Your med list make it seem you are modulating hormones that can have effects throughout the GI tract. I don't think there is any specific pathway, but so many factors contribute to gall bladder function. Sometimes simplifying diet (usually some version of 'no wheat, no sweet, no full milk, full milk products, or milk fed meat' is helpful. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia - low functioning gallbladder. The doctor suggests removing my gallbladder only as a last resort. Any advice to alleviate symptoms? I am lowfat vegan now.

I have been diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia - low functioning gallbladder. The doctor suggests removing my gallbladder only as a last resort. Any advice to alleviate symptoms? I am lowfat vegan now.

Biliary Dyskinesia: Cholecystectomy is rapidly becoming the treatment of choice. A meta-analysis examined five studies, with cumulative data in 274 patients showing 90% symptomatic relief with operative treatment vs. 32% symptomatic relief in nonoperative treatment arms. If you are, however, willing to try a lifestyle approach, start with this: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/546563-gallbladder-dyskinesia-diet/. ...Read more

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What can be done for a non functioning gallbladder?

What can be done for a non functioning gallbladder?

DIET OR SURGERY: If your gallbladder is malfunctioning or non-functioning, and is symptomatic, it would best to have it removed. This is done laparoscopically as an outpatient in most situations. A low fat diet can moderate or eliminate the symptoms, but once the gallbladder is removed there is no restrictions. If you have no symptoms, nothing needs to be done, but the gb can't be revitalized. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have a non functioning gallbladder?

Liver sludge: The problem that caused gall stones is still there. Liver produces the bile which needs b6 as pyridoxal 5 phosphate and phosphatidyl choline. Once the bile flow normalizes pain will stop. ...Read more

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If a non functioning gallbladder is not taken out, what could result?

If a non functioning gallbladder is not taken out, what could result?

Pain & nausea: If the gallbladder is blocked from gallstones & not functioning then abdominal pains with nausea & vomiting may occur. If the gallbladder has no gallstones and fills on nuclear scan without emptying, then depends on the person's symptoms which could be pain & nausea. If no symptoms then the diagnosis of non functioning gb is suspect. ...Read more

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Can a non functioning gallbladder kill you?

Probably not: But it can be source of post prandial pain or other symptoms if you suffer from them. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with a non functioning gallbladder. I am I extreme pain almost constantly. Will this pain stop if the gallbladder is removed?

Probably.: Many things cause abdominal pain. Ulcers, gastritis, pancreatitis, constipation, acid reflux and gallbladder's. Do you have classic gallbladder symptoms? We're your symptoms reproduced with the HIDA scan? If so there is a good chance it will get better ...Read more

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What does 35% gallbladder function mean?

What does 35% gallbladder function mean?

Marginal function: Your gallbladder is functioning at the threshhold of abnormality. 35% or less is considered abnormal, and if you're symptomatic, I would recommend the gallbladder be removed. About 10% of my cholecystectomy patients don't have any stones at all, just malfunction. So, if you have trouble with fatty foods, bloating, nausea, RUQ pain, etc - speak with a surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of gallbladder attacks?

What are symptoms of gallbladder attacks?

Pain and nausea: Upper abdominal pressure discomfort with gas and bloated feeling after eating, may get upper abdominal pain and nausea, sometimes vomiting. Worse after eating some fatty or greasy foods. Pain can go into the right upper abdomen. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve gallbladder symptoms?

What can I do to relieve gallbladder symptoms?

Low fat diet: Your gallbladder stores bile. When you eat fatty foods or fried foods the gallbladder secretes the bile to break the foods down. So if you want to keep your gallbladder happy avoid foods high in saturated fats and fried foods. Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a diseased gallbladder?

Pain!: Right abdominal pain under your ribs, fevers, nausea bloating, vomiting. Tender to the touch. If concerned, see your doctor. If really bad, go to ER ...Read more

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What are the symptoms your gallbladder going bad?

What are the symptoms your gallbladder going bad?

Going bad: Can mean acute cholecystitis, pancreatitis, cholangitis. Symptoms are pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, jaundice, change in color of urine or stool. If you have gallstones, these things are bound to happen. ...Read more

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How can I decrease the symptoms of my gallbladder?

How can I decrease the symptoms of my gallbladder?

Fat: It depends on how severe, how frequent your attacks are Some manage with diet, weight loss etc. Others have surgery to have it removed. If you are not having severe symptoms you can probably just watch it. Avoid greasy food, oils fats. Weight loss. May want to repeat image in 6 months to ensure it looks normal. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms for gallbladder problems?

What are common symptoms for gallbladder problems?

Biliary colic: Gallstones can remain asymptomatic or cause gallbladder infection, obstruction of pancreas and/or liver. The last two can be life-threatening. Docs recommend gallbladder removal when gallstones are diagnosed and patient is symptomatic, with bloating, belching, pain after eating, worsening with time and fatty foods. The risk/benefit analysis favors laprascopic cholecystectomy. ...Read more

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I think I have gallbladder problem. What are symotoms?

Typically: Epigastric and right upper quadrant post prandial pain after heavy or fatty meals. If it progresses to complications, it can also cause fever, jaundice, peritonitis, or pancreatitis. Your doctor will probably order an abdominal ultrasound and blood tests to investigate this matter further. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the function of the gallbladder?

Can you please explain the function of the gallbladder?

Stores bile.: The gallbladder stores and concentrates the extra bile which is made by the liver and secreted into the intestines. Bile helps us absorb the fats that we eat as part of our diets. ...Read more

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What exactly does gallbladder issues symptoms feel like?

What exactly does gallbladder issues symptoms feel like?

Pain on the right: The usual symptoms include pain in the upper right abdomen, which may move to the back, usually lasting hours to a full day. Occasionally pain may occur near the center of the upper abdomen. There may be bloating, nausea or jaundice (yellow skin and eyes). Symptoms are typically provoked by eating a fatty meal. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

Symptoms: Are a description of what a person feels. There may be no symptoms from an isolated radiology finding of gallbladder wall thickening. If it is associated with gallstones, then some chronic gallbladder inflammation or irritation may be present. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder symptoms intensify while laying on back?

Does gallbladder symptoms intensify while laying on back?

Yes: When laying on your back, a stone can roll into the infundibulum of the gallbladder and obstruct the cystic duct, the duct the gallbladder empties through, causing biliary colic (gallbladder pain). Sir zachary cope described this as happening to him in his book " the early diagnosis of the acute abdomen", a must read for interns. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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