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Corn cause gall bladder attack?

Corn cause gall bladder attack?

It can: Any food can cause an attack in patients with gallbladder disease. Usually, patients report that fried or fatty foods cause the most symptoms. Are you using butter on your corn? ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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What does it mean to have a gall bladder attack?

What does it mean to have a gall bladder attack?

Pain & nausea: "attack" means a sudden onset of right upper abdominal pain, nausea, sometimes vomiting. Usually happens a few hours after eating, especially if greasy fried fatty foods. Pain usually resolves over a few hours. Usually caused by gallstones. Need to go to an er if pains & vomiting do not resolve. ...Read more

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What are the main signs of a gall bladder attack?

What are the main signs of a gall bladder attack?

Several: -first severe sharp abdominal colicky pain radiating to right shoulder and back too. -jaundice if the stone is in the bile duct and obstructing the flow of bile. -dark urine -temperature with chills -vomiting. ...Read more

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What's most likely signs of a gall bladder attack?

What's most likely signs of a gall bladder attack?

Gall Bladder Attack: Pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen, worse after eating fatty food, low grade fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. If symptoms are more than intermittent, you need to see your doctor right away, to prevent complications. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

What are some common symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

Usually : Right upper or mid upper abdominal pain following a large or fatty meal, accompanied by nausea or vomiting, with sometimes radiation to tip of shoulder blade bone. These care classic symptoms but other symptoms can appear too. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

What foods should I avoid to reduce a gall bladder attack?

Fatty, Fried Foods: The function of bile is to absorb fat from our diet. Fatty meals cause the release of a hormone (cck) that stimulates the gb to contract. Therefore, a low-fat diet is advised. Unfortunately, an attack can occur unrelated to food. The only definitive way to avoid a gb attack is gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy). Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me the biggest signs of a gall bladder attack?

Can you tell me the biggest signs of a gall bladder attack?

Most common: Symptoms from a gallbladder "attack" is a significant or severe upper abdominal pressure pain with nausea occurring a few hours after eating larger amounts of food or fatty foods. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

Please explain what are some symptoms of gall bladder attacks?

Billiary colic: Pain with gb "attacks" is usually related to fat containing foods like butter , but also can based on the severity of the disease can eventually be related to all foods. Other symptoms include RUQ pain, back pain, nausea, vomiting, jaundice , pancreatitis, meet with your GI physician or surgeon to discuss. ...Read more

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Will eating healthier help me have fewer gall bladder attacks?

Will eating healthier help me have fewer gall bladder attacks?

Possibly: choosing foods with low fat content and low grease may help you go longer periods without a gallbladder attack but it is not a sure bet. if you have had several attacks of abdominal pain and the appropriate workout for a gallbladder, you may want to see a surgeon to have your gallbladder removed to avoid future attacks and possible complications. ...Read more

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What should you do if you think you are having a gall bladder attack?

Depends on severity: If severe, you may need to go to the ER. If not severe, of to wait it out, or try some ibuprofen or naproxen to relieve the pain. Be sure to stay hydrated. You should probably see your primary care doctor next week to make sure it's the gallbladder. Need an ultrasound, and sometimes blood test to make this determination. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Please explain what do you do if you think you are having a gall bladder attack?

Please explain what do you do if you think you are having a gall bladder attack?

You need to consult: You must already know that you have gb disease; then consult your physician for more testing, i.e. Gallbladder scanning. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a gall bladder attack--could it be fatal?

Symptoms of a gall bladder attack--could it be fatal?

Gall Bladder Attack: Pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen, worse after eating fatty food, low grade fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. If symptoms are more than intermittent, you need to see your doctor right away, to prevent complications. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to leave gall bladder attacks untreated?

Is it dangerous to leave gall bladder attacks untreated?

Yes: You can get acute infections, gangrene, or even perforation of gallbladder with peritonitis. If left long enough, it can form fistulas to adjacent organs. Stones can travel into common duct and you can get jaundice, pancreatitis, or cholangitis, and these are serious conditions. ...Read more

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What can be doen for a cholecystitis/gall bladder attack?

What can be doen for a cholecystitis/gall bladder attack?

Surgery: Laparoscopic surgery can be performed to remove the gallbladder and gallstones. Avoid fried fatty greasy foods that may cause the attacks. Pain medication or Ibuprofen to treat the discomfort when it happens. ...Read more

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My gall bladder was removed 21 years ago. I am experiencing the same severe pain in same place as when I would have a gall bladder attack.

Talk with you doctor: Ocasionally complications can arise after the galbladder is removed. This can include new stone formation or blockage in the bile duct, or a problem with the pancreas. Sometimes there is scar tissue that also causes a problem. You will need an evaluation, but if you are vomiting, turning yellow, have a fever, or if you have severe pain, an ER visit is reasonable. ...Read more

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What are reliable indicators of a gall bladder attack?

Generally: Right upper quadrant post prandial abdominal pain with radiation to tip of right scapula with nausea and vomiting that lasts up to 6-8 hours. But these are typical symptoms, and symptoms vary from one person to another. ...Read more

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How do you control gall bladder pain in the middle of an attack while awaiting surgery?

Strong pain meds: Gall pain can be extremely severe and require strong medication such as toradol , dialudid or morphine for someone who is awaiting surgery. Low fat diet etc. Is good but you need something strong if you are doubled over in pain. You may even need to visit an er if pain is out of control. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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


Dr. James Dukelow
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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