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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Biliary Sludge

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What can I do for gallbladder biliary sludge pain?

What can I do for gallbladder biliary sludge pain?

Surgery: If your doctors believe you're having symptoms such as pain from gallbladder sludge or stones, surgery is typically recommended. You should discuss this with your physician(s). ...Read more

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Biliary (Definition)

Biliary means anything related to the production, storage, secretion, or flow of bile, whether in the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, ...Read more


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How long does it take actigall (ursodiol) to clear biliary sludge?

How long does it take actigall (ursodiol) to clear biliary sludge?

Months: It's a slow acting medication in that regard and not 100% successful. It takes a few months, so stock up patience. ...Read more

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Do calcium tablets give you biliary sludge and cholecystitis? Should I stop taking these when I have cholecystitis?

Biliary sludge: is caused like gallstones from an imbalance of Lecithin, Cholesterol and Billirubin. calcium does not usually play a role. ...Read more

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My gallbladder was removed 14 years ago. Having a lot of abdominal pain over past 6 months and told I have biliary sludge. What is the treatment?

My gallbladder was removed 14 years ago. Having  a lot of abdominal pain over past 6 months and told I have biliary sludge. What is the treatment?

ERCP & Papillatomy: With normal gall bladder contractions biliary ducts are constantly flushed , will not allow collection of biliary sludge , best option you have , is get ercp, papillatomy don to clear the sludge , and prevent the formation of biliary duct stones and cholangitis. Speak to your doctor for GI referral. ...Read more

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Alt jumped from low 20's to 69 in about two years. Drink alcohol once a month but could this be from my biliary dyskinesia or sludge in my gallbladder?

Alt jumped from low 20's to 69 in about two years. Drink alcohol once a month but could this be from my biliary dyskinesia or sludge in my gallbladder?

Probably not, man: It's time to check you for hepatitis b and c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, and whether your alt returns to normal if you go off the bentyl (dicyclomine). An extreme athlete can have high alt from it, or there's plenty of non-alcoholic fatty liver even in young folks. While you're waiting, think about getting into a hard-core fitness-focused lifestyle. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Biliary colic, what brought it on and what were your symptoms?

Biliary colic, what brought it on and what were your symptoms?

BILIARY COLIC: Biliary colic are right sided abdominal pain caused by gall bladder stone radiating to the back, it is severe causing you to double up.It is relieved by taking antispasmodic meds. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of biliary cirrhosis?

Jaundice & itching: Primary biliary cirrhosis is an autoimmune phenomenon and may be associated with damage to other organs. The prominent symptoms of biliary cirrhosis are jaundice and itching. With progression symptoms of liver failure, e.g., edema, bleeding, ascites etc appear. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of biliary atresia?

Jaundice: Yellow discoloration of the whites of eyes, skin, darkening of urine and pale acholic stools. Elevation of direct bilirubin. Absence of gall bladder on ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms and signs of biliary atresia?

What are common symptoms and signs of biliary atresia?

Jaundice: Persistent jaundice in the newborn which is of the direct type or conjugated type is the early sign of biliary atresia. If it goes undetected in the newborn period, the child can develop liver failure. ...Read more

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