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Show The Gall Bladder In Connection To The Rectum
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?
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
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
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
Do u need to have physical evidence to remove a gall bladder? Symptoms mimic gb issues, ultrasound shows nothing.
I'm 20weeks preg. Detailed scan shows baby has dilated gall bladder. What is the cause? Is there any health issues to be concerned?
My Gall Bladder is markedly distended and shows presence of multiple stones of size about 6.0 to 17.0 mm. Three stones noted in GB neck region.
He was a heavy drinker for 30 years gave up drinking has been getting pains near his gall bladder...The doctors thought it was gall bladder its not. Mri show it's not his liver. Kaiser is his ins. Help?
Please: Clarify the question and re-ask. (what do you want to know?). ...Read more
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?
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
Severe abdomen pain. Voveran injection relieved instantly. Now no pain. Ultrasound report shows enlarged liver and 6.2 mm gall bladder polyP. Cause?
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
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
What do you suggest if my ultrasound report says "gall bladder is distended show smooth walls, lumen is echo free, common bile duct is not dilated" is it something serious?
No.: If that is all the report said, it sounds normal. For any questions relating to your symptoms, in relation to the U/S, contact your Dr. ...Read more
My aunt Alcoholic CT shows Hypodense lesion in segment 4 of liver, abutting gall bladder varices & portal Htn Atypical hematoma. Rx options?
The renal ultrasound and kub X-ray shows no stones in kidneys or gall bladder but a urinal stone. What might be the reason?
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?
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
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
Will a CT scan show gallstones/ other gall bladder problems as well as stomach ulcers? What about a urine and blood test?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Stones of several types -bilirubin. Cholesterol
Stasis and obstruction
Cancers ...Read more
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