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After gallbladder removal can elevate liver enzymes, can liver be congested cause stone to be performed in the liver, can affect pancreatic?

After gallbladder removal can elevate liver enzymes,  can liver be congested cause stone to be performed in the liver, can affect pancreatic?

Time and discussion: You had a cholecystectomy. The SGPT level may vary according to how recent the surgery was performed. Talk to your surgeon to see if an intrahepatic cholangiogram was performed and if stones were noted. Your surgeon will want to follow with you as she recovers. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Pancreas (Definition)

Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more


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Treating Kidney Stones (Checklist)

Drink two to three quarts of water every day
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Use over-the-counter naproxen or ibuprofen for pain relief
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Let your doctor know if you have a fever or can't hold down food
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I have no gallbladder now for 15 yrs. Pain on andoffunder rt rib through to back around side. Will nuclear hida scan show pancreas stone or bkockage?

I have no gallbladder now for 15 yrs.  Pain on andoffunder rt rib through to back around side. Will nuclear hida scan show pancreas stone or bkockage?

Postchole-x Syndrome: Postcholecystectomy syndrome is the persistence or return of RUQ abd pain following gallbladder removal. This is due to non-biliary causes (irritable bowel, ulcer dz, gerd, etc), organic biliary dz (common duct stones/stricture/cancer), or functional biliary disease (sphincter of oddi dysfunction). I advise GI work up to include labs, ultrasound +/- ercp. These tests are far-better than a hida. ...Read more

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If pancreas swelling is going then we can operate the stone.. ?

If pancreas swelling is going then we can operate the stone.. ?

Pancreas: I don't know what you mean by "pancreas swelling". I might be able to advise if i had more information. Regarding the kidney stone there are several ways to take care of it that might not require surgery. You also need to know what is in your 24 hour urine collection to get an idea of why you formed a stone. That way you can usually prevent an occurence. ...Read more

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My dad is going to have surgery to remove a pancreas stone. Is it a serious operation?

My dad is going to have surgery to remove a pancreas stone. Is it a serious operation?

Pancreatic stone: This depends upon the location of the stone and the skill of the surgeon (or gastroenterologist) if this can be done with ERCP. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about a experienced gastroenterologist who can treat a big pancreas stone?

Gastroenterologist: If you have confidence in your doctor, and I presume you do, ask for a referral to a local gastroenterologist. Alternatively, if the stone is well recognized ask for a referral to a gastric surgeon. ...Read more

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I had pancreatitis last year and i had my gull bladder removed and other stones moved but i continually have the pancreas pains what could it be ?

I had pancreatitis last year and i had my gull bladder removed and other stones moved but i continually have the pancreas pains what could it be ?

Ercp: You could be having stone in your biliary tree. However , dedicated imaging such as MRI and labs need to be done. You should be seeing a pancreatico-biliary expert. ...Read more

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