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Signs And Symptoms Of Gall Bladder
Pain: Gallstones may cause pain by blocking the outflow of bile from the gallbladder. This will cause non-cramping, non-burning, steady pain, localized to the right upper- or upper midline abdomen, +/- radiation into back. As abruptly as the pain begins, it tends to subside after an hour or so. It often follows meals, especially fatty, fried foods. It also may be associated with nausea +/- vomiting. ...Read more
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
Gall Bladder: Please refer to my response above. Thanks. ...Read more
Signs and symptoms a gall bladder would need to be removed? Also, over production of acid in the stomach. Any overlap or relation?
Gallstones: Gallstones and their symptoms can be highly variable from one person to another. Many people can walk around and feel normal with gallstones, and they do not need surgery. Other people with gallstones get upper abdominal gas and pressure discomforts with nausea or vomiting. If you hare having gallstone pain and symptoms, which usually get worse with eating fatty or greasy foods, then you should see you family doctor to see if they recommend referral to a surgeon. Probably also not the best to wait for severe unrelenting abdominal pain and vomiting to occur. ...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 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
How come I have all the symptoms of gall bladder disease, but have the test results come back normal?
3 Possibilities: 1-your stones are too small to be seen by ultrasound 2-you have gallbladder dz in the absence of stones (dyskinesia)--dx'd by cck-hida scan 3- you don't have gallbladder disease (irritable bowel can cause similar symptoms). Have you seen a gastroenterologist or general surgeon? Either can help you navigate thru this and, hopefully, get you better. Good luck! ...Read more
Symptoms and tests: Pain after you eat that is in right or middle upper abdomen with radiation to right shoulder blade are classic symptoms, with fatty food intolerance. An ultrasound of abdomen can show stones or infection. Blood tests can show abnormal liver test too. Go see a doctor. ...Read more
Here you go.: Increased flatulence, with the associated flatus and belching, and right upper quadrant pain are both symptoms of gall bladder disease, but not absolute. If your symptoms are worse with fatty or greasy foods, and if you have some back pain and nausea, it would be quite probable this was gall bladder trouble. Your primary physician could help make your diagnosis, and refer you if needed. ...Read more
Bad symptoms of gall bladder trouble 3 weeks. All tests so far neg. Doc says if next test (catscan) neg, he is sending me to looney bin. Help!?
RUQ Pain: Get a second opinion - preferably from a gastroenterologist. Organs in the area you describe include :, gallbladder, liver and colon. The right kidney presumably has already been ruled out as a source. Potential explanations are too lengthy to be discussed here. The best option is to get an objective second opinion. ...Read more
"im diebetic been a big drinker but I stop I have liver failure don't no the stage what are the symptoms of gall bladder please?
Information: Pain after meals in the right upper abdomen, sometime radiating in to the back below the shoulder blade, especially after fatty foods. Sometimes hausea with the pain. Occasional fever. Maybe yellow dolor to the eyes. Light colored stools. Increasingly frequent diarrhea. Coca cola colored urine. ...Read more
Gallbladder attacks often follow fatty meals, and they may occur during the night. A typical attack can cause
■steady pain in the right upper abdomen that increases rapidly and lasts from 30 minutes to several hours
■pain in the back between the shoulder blades
■pain under the right shoulder. ...Read more
Cholecystitis: Inflammation of gallbladder usually caused by gallstones blocking bile duct. Symptoms includesevere pain in upper right or upper middle areas of abdomen. Usually starts intermittently then becomes constant & severe. Pain sometimes referred to right shoulder-blade. Pain often follows eating fatty, greasy or fried foods. Nausea & vomiting common as is diarrhea. Liver under right rib-cage can be tender. ...Read more
Gallbladder symptoms: If you mean what symptoms. They typically will have pain in the upper right side of their belly. Frequently it occurs after a higher fat meal or snack. It is unfortunately becoming more common as more kids are overweight. There are some diseases that place kids at risk for developing gallbladder problems. ...Read more
Ultrasound: Is first usual test, if negative and symptoms suggestive of gallbladder, would do hida scan. ...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
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
Any symptom: When gallbladder forms stones and these cause any symptoms such as post prandial pain, your gallbladder needs to be removed. ...Read more
Gallbladder attacks: The gallbladder concentrates bile from the liver and mixes it with food to digest fats in your diet. When the gallbladder is sick, you may feel right sided abdominal and/or back pain with meals, and have tenderness in the right upper abdomen. Worst case is obstruction of the bile ducts when you may become jaundiced (yellow color), have dark urine, tan stools and/or the pancreas may inflame. ...Read more
I have pain like it states for gall bladder symptoms but it hasn't subsided for 4 days what should I do?
Get checked: Gallbladder pain may vary or feel different depending on the cause. Many people with gallstones never experience pain. However, there are some variations in gallbladder pain that help the doctor to make a diagnosis. Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/gallbladder_pain_gall_bladder_pain/page3.htm ...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