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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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Is the pain of pancreatitis constant, or is the pain only present shortly after eating?

Is the pain of pancreatitis constant, or is the pain only present shortly after eating?

Constant: The pain during an exacerbation will be constant. Most patients need IV fluids and a break from eating or drinking to give the pancreas a rest. Also depends if you have chronic pancreatitis from repeated events which could cause a more chronic pain or acute pancreatitis which the pain should subside after getting treatment. ...Read more

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Is it true that the pain that comes with kidney stones is closely related to a pancreatic attack?

Is it true that the pain that comes with kidney stones is closely related to a pancreatic attack?

No: Different organs, different organ problems. Pain from the kidney stone is a combination of blockage of the kidney's urine drainage by the stone and the stone moving down the ureter. Pancreatitis is like a chemical burn caused by leakage of pancreatic enzymes around the pancreas. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as stones passing in the gall bladder?

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Is there such thing as stones passing in the gall bladder?

Stones : Gallstones are common. They cause no symptoms in two out of three people who have them. They sometimes cause problems such as pain, yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice), inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), and gallbladder inflammation. Surgery is the usual treatment for gallstones that cause symptoms. https://patient.info/health/gallstones-diet-sheet ...Read more

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If there is scar in epididymis blocking the lumen, will there be pain and discomfort in that region?

If there is scar in epididymis blocking the lumen, will there be pain and discomfort in that region?

Not necessary, ...: It is not necessary; the most common example is most men after bilateral vasectomy would have no pain at all. Regarding what may cause a pain either from local organ per se or from disorders of local muscles, joints, or nerves, it is not that hard to sort all related things out correctly by following instructions in articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best... ...Read more

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Is it possible for gas to cause referred pain in the testicles?

Testicular pain: I guess anything is possible but i can't think of any anatomical or physiological reason that it would. ...Read more

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If acid reflux is severe, is it possible to cause pain in the area of the back between the shoulder blades?

If acid reflux is severe, is it possible to cause pain in the area of the back between the shoulder blades?

Possible: If you are experiencing acid reflux and back pain, you should talk to your doctor about what is going on. It might be related, however, if it's not, you do want to know what is causing your issues. There may be something going on that is totally unrelated to your reflux. If that is the case, you want to get it taken care of incase something else even more serious than acid reflux is going on. ...Read more

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Which is the best cure for pain in the hip?

Need to know cause: We need to know the cause of the pain prior to discussing treatments or cures. Muscular causes can be treated with stretching and strengthening of the muscle sof the hip joint. ...Read more

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What is the cause of the calf pain in patients with leptospirosis?

What is the cause of the calf pain in patients with leptospirosis?

Calf pain/leptosporo: It is presumed to be due to combination of factors 1generalised effect of fever and constitutional symptoms causing pain in muscles of calf and also arms 2lepto causing local inflammatory responce directly in calf muscle. ...Read more

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It is common for diabetic leg pain to be as high as the thigh area or it is mainly isolated to the feet?

It is common for diabetic leg pain to be as high as the thigh area or it is mainly isolated to the feet?

Diabetic neuropathy: Most commonly it is in a "stocking" distribution, feet ankles. However it can go much higher. You should talk to your doctor about this. If this is diabetic neuropathy, good glycemic control and medications are important. Other types of neuropathy can involve motor and sensory nerves. However, other possibilities include nerve root/disk disease, or other neurologic problems. ...Read more

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Hello, please what could be the likely cause of pain in the chest of the left breast that is felt in the back which is followed by dizziness.

Several things: There is no one answer that can be given to you. L sided chest pain, even pain with radiaiting to back with dizziness should be assessed by your doctor to assure it is not heart related. Seek medical attention and a clinical examination for the answer, good luck. ...Read more

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Can there be such a thing as pain in the thyroid gland?

Yes: There are acute and sub acute thyroid iris that can cause pain. It is usually self limited and gets better with time. Non steroidal antoinflammatory mess are most commonly used. ...Read more

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Which types of exercise are good and which should be avoided? Is joint soreness normal in the mid back region?

Which types of exercise are good and which should be avoided? Is joint soreness normal in the mid back region?

Swimming: Exercise in general are good some exercise might be harmful to some joint some could be harmful if not cleared by a physician swimming is always an excellent exercise including all aqua exercise because it is a low impact and does not harm any joint and could be practiced a year long other exercise for specific joint might have to be cleared by a physician including special exercise for back ...Read more

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Is a polyp in the gallbladder the same as one in the colon?

Is a polyp in the gallbladder the same as one in the colon?

Location: concepts are same , polyps ( adenomas ) if left alone with increase of size of 2 cm or more most likely transform to adeno-carcinomas . ( cancers ) Same in gall bladder , if size is increasing during observation, removal of gall bladder is a better option. ...Read more

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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