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Neck pain X-ray done. Doc says all ok but maybe cervical. Then took stomach xray. Say one nerve is blocked at gall bladder area. Any connection?

Neck pain X-ray done. Doc says all ok but maybe cervical. Then took stomach xray. Say one nerve is blocked at gall bladder area. Any connection?

Unusual: Does not make sense from a medical perspective. Nerves are soft tissue structures and as such do not even show up on an X-ray. An exam may give a clinician a suspicion that a nerve is involved. An MRI is the primary modality that directly shows nerves themselves. ...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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Do hida scans always show gall bladder issues?

Do hida scans always show gall bladder issues?

Ultrasound first.: A hida scan is a functional test. It should be performed after u/s which is a first line imaging tool for biliary disease. In the setting of a negative u/s and hida, the likelihood of significant biliary diseae is extremely low. ...Read more

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Hida scan shows 0%, is there any chance gall bladder can start functioning again? I, m 32 male. What are my options if I don't want to take my gb out?

Hida scan shows 0%, is there any chance gall bladder can start functioning again? I, m 32 male. What are my options if I don't want to take my gb out?

Gall bladder out: Gall bladder ejection fraction of 0% is the lowest you can have. Normal ef is above 35%. The gall bladder is usually best removed for relief of symptoms. Avoiding fatty foods may help symptoms for limited amount of time. If remains chronic gb disease suffer chronic pain. Acute chiolecystiitis iusually associataed with gall stones often is surgiical emergency. ...Read more

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Pain in gall bladder area but scan shows no stones? Scan showed coarseness in pancreas. What could that be? Thanks x

Pain in gall bladder area but scan shows no stones? Scan showed coarseness in pancreas. What could that be? Thanks x

POSSIBLY: Certainly a mild, chronic pancreatitis can cause epigastric pain. However, the absence of gallstones does not preclude gallbladder disease. Document the causes, onset, and progress of your pain, to better guide your doctor. A hida scan can evaluate the function of your gallbladder. A simple lab test (serum amylase) can check for pancreatitis. Speak to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do u need to have physical evidence to remove a gall bladder? Symptoms mimic gb issues, ultrasound shows nothing.

Do u need to have physical evidence to remove a gall bladder? Symptoms mimic gb issues, ultrasound shows nothing.

Cholecystitis: Without sludge or stones can occur but is not common in your age group. If symptoms persist having a hida scan will estimate the ejection fraction and function of the gallbladder. Keep in mind that acute gastritis can mimic gall bladder disease. ...Read more

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I am having a pain where my gall bladder was removed. There is bile in my stomach and my bile duct is swollen. Hida scan shows normal -what is this?

I am having a pain where my gall bladder was removed. There is bile in my stomach and my bile duct is swollen. Hida scan shows normal -what is this?

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, depending on above results. ...Read more

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Severe abdomen pain. Voveran injection relieved instantly. Now no pain. Ultrasound report shows enlarged liver and 6.2 mm gall bladder polyP. Cause?

Liver patholoogy: Voveran SR (Diclofenac SR)? Voveran SR (Diclofenac SR) is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Dx of liver problem
must be made, possibly by bx especially if no evidence of cirrhosis. Liver pain usually from rapid expansion of. Capsule Presence of GB polyp must be addressed possibly by cholecystectomy and why Volveran for pain. ...Read more

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My ultrasound report says "gall bladder is distended show smooth walls, lumen is echo free, common bile duct is not dilated" What does this all mean? Should I be worried?

My ultrasound report says "gall bladder is distended show smooth walls, lumen is echo free, common bile duct is not dilated" What does this all mean? Should I be worried?

Gallbladder U/S: This sounds like a normal report. Echo free means no stones or polyps were seen. No bile duct dilation is normal. Gallbladder distention can be normal (it fills with bile then contracts to release the bile with meals). Of course, the report should be interpreted by the ordering physician, taking into account your symptoms that led to it being ordered in the first place. ...Read more

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The renal ultrasound and kub X-ray shows no stones in kidneys or gall bladder but a urinal stone. What might be the reason?

? bladder stone: I am not quite sure but here is a possibility. Us and kub are not as sensitive as a ct study for small kidney stones, stones in the ureters or in the urinary bladder. The urinal stone might have been in the urinary bladder. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain bk pain and swelling abdomem shows liver hemangioma a fibroid and gallstones in the gall bladder severe abmormal smear, could it be cancer?

Pelvic pain bk pain and swelling abdomem shows liver hemangioma a fibroid and gallstones in the gall bladder severe abmormal smear, could it be cancer?

Not likely: While each of the issues you described may require medical attention, these do not add up to cancer. Please follow your doctor's advice about further investigation and treatment. ...Read more

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Discomfort in the epigastric /left hypochondric region for 5 mons last week pain increased to 3 on daily bases and now a sneeze or cough is a 10 with lasting pain of 5 xrays show no breaks CT show 6mm spot on L lung. Gall bladder removed 10yrs?

Discomfort in the epigastric /left hypochondric region for 5 mons last week pain increased to 3 on daily bases and now a sneeze or cough is a 10 with lasting pain of 5 xrays show no breaks CT show 6mm spot on L lung. Gall bladder removed 10yrs?

More info needed: And more work up, blood work, bone scan and other tests, may be needed, more important is thorough history and physical exam. I recommend going to a tertiary care hospital or a university hospital for better workup and easy referral amongst different services if needed, you can start with the pulmonary medicine, as the spot on your left lung is relevant, good luck ...Read more

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LUQ pain for 2 months. Fullness and aching sharp pain that is under ribs from front straight through to back. Normal ct. History of elevated wbc and anemic. Could it be my spleen function? I had gall bladder disfunction that didn’t show until hydasca

LUQ pain for 2 months. Fullness and aching sharp pain that is under ribs from front straight through to back. Normal ct. History of elevated wbc and anemic. Could it be my spleen function? I had gall bladder disfunction that didn’t show until hydasca

Just a thought: But there is an "entity" called "Splenic Flexure Syndrome" It is essentially BOWEL GAS which collects in the HIGHEST section of the large bowel (colon) the BEND which occurs just BELOW the spleen!
This is the "catching" pain some people get after RUNNING!
See Diagram between 2 and 3
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Will a CT scan show gallstones/ other gall bladder problems as well as stomach ulcers? What about a urine and blood test?

Will a CT scan show gallstones/ other gall bladder problems as well as stomach ulcers? What about a urine and blood test?

Yes and no: Ct is fairly good at evaluating the gallbladder for stones or infection/inflammation. It is poor at evaluating the stomach for ulcers. This typically requires an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can gall bladder sludge cause pain?

Can gall bladder sludge cause pain?

Generally, no, but..: Gallbladder sludge is not infrequent & incidental as shown on imaging studies like US or CT scan, and usually causes no symptom as long as having no obstruction to its draining duct. In reality, please ask your doctor so to correlate the finding with your clinical profile since s/he knows more about you than anyone online. More? Go to https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. All the best to heal ...Read more

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Wat purpose does our gall bladder serve?

Wat purpose does our gall bladder serve?

Emulsify fats: The gallbladder stores and concentrates bile, originally produced in the liver, which helps to emulsify fats in partly digested food. When food containing fat (and amino acids) enters the digestive tract, it stimulates the contraction of the gallbladder and releases its contents into the first part of the small intestine, helping to digest food. ...Read more

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How do I know if my gall bladder is working?

Symptoms: If you have no symptoms and you have a gallbladder then you can rest assured it is working. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of gall bladder disease?

What are some symptoms of gall bladder disease?

Pain with food: Many patients report pain in their upper abdomen that runs along their rib margin on the right with occasional upper back pain - mostly with fatty/rich food (fried food, ice cream, even creamy salad dressing...). In more severe cases, you can have yellow eyes, darkened urine, light colored stool that floats in the toilet... Time to see a doc if you have some of the sx listed. ...Read more

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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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Tell me aboout gall bladder where is it located?

Tell me aboout gall bladder where is it located?

RIGHT UPPER ABDOMEN: Gall bladder is located in right upper quadrant of your abdomen. ...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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Are there any good medicines for gall bladder symptoms?

Are there any good medicines for gall bladder symptoms?

Not so much: The best way to treat gallbladder symptoms is to remove the gallbladder, thereby preventing future attacks. Narcotics can "break" an attack, but this is, at best, a short term solution. Some gallstones can be dissolved using bile salt pills but this takes months and the stones will re-form after the medication is stopped. ...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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What if your gall bladder bursts, will you be able to tell?

You would: Develop peritonitis, so you will be in extreme pain. You will not be able to tell that it was your gallbladder that burst and caused the peritonitis unless you have special tests, but peritonitis is a true life-threatening condition. You will be very sick. Talk to your doctor to get your gallbladder problem taken care of before this complication happens. ...Read more

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What are the kinds of gall bladder disease someone can get?

What are the kinds of gall bladder disease someone can get?

Several: Irritation -cholecystitis
Stones of several types -bilirubin. Cholesterol
Stasis and obstruction
Polyps
Cancers ...Read more

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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


Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more