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What are underactive gallbladder symptoms?

What are underactive gallbladder symptoms?

Maybe: No symptoms, or maybe common gallbladder symptoms of upper adiminal pain with nausea after eating fatty foods. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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


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Will an underactive gallbladder affect a massive hiatal operation?

Will an underactive gallbladder affect a massive hiatal operation?

Probably not: An underactive gb is not an accurate diagnosis always to act on, while a hiatal hernia usually is. Then again having it removed at the same time is not very difficult. ...Read more

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What can I do for underactive gallbladder? Had gb ultrasound w normal result, but suffer from gb attacks, especially diarrhea. Seems not enough bile

What can I do for underactive gallbladder?  Had gb ultrasound w normal result, but suffer from gb attacks, especially diarrhea.  Seems not enough bile

Cannot diagnose: Strongly suggest that you see a GI doctor. An ultrasound may exclude clinically relevant stones but does not effect functionality of gall bladder. Do not know what gb attacks are in your case, but you should definitely be seen, diagnosed and management options discussed. ...Read more

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What is a sypmtom of underactive gall bladder?

What is a sypmtom of underactive gall bladder?

Pain: We think this can cause pain after eating. Pain is typically right upper abdomen and goes to back. It's called biliary dyskinesia, and the diagnosis is made with a nuclear medicine scan called a cck hida. Treatment is to remove the gallbladder surgically. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How heavy is the gallbladder?

How heavy is the gallbladder?

See below: A normal gallbladder is about 3 to 4 inches long and about 1.5 to 2 inches wide. Normal capacity is up to 100 cc of bile so it is very light in weight. ...Read more

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What side is the gallbladder on?

What side is the gallbladder on?

Right: The gallbladder lies underneath the liver and is usually on the right side. Since the liver can have anomalies to it, the gb can lie more in the midline in some patients, making symptoms of gb disease overlap with symptoms of heartburn. ...Read more

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Is a gallbladder ok only at 53%?

Ans: Depend what symptoms you are experiencing. If you feel great then be sure to eT correct avoid fatty greasy foods etc. if you have discomfort go see your doctor ...Read more

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How to cure contracted gallbladder ?

How to cure contracted gallbladder ?

Normal: A contracted gallbladder without gallstones is a normal finding after eating ; needs no treatment or "cure." if you also have gallstones then ask your doctor for a referral to a surgeon for possible gallbladder surgery. ...Read more

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What causes the gallbladder to collapse?

What causes the gallbladder to collapse?

It's empty: The gallbladder largely functions as a bag that concentrates bile made in the liver. Between meals, bile flows from the liver into the bile duct, and it is "sucked" into the gallbladder where it is concentrated between 8-20 x. When you eat, various stimuli including cck release stimulate gallbladder contaction, and the concentrated bile is then emptied into the small intestine to mix with food. ...Read more

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Is the gallbladder necessary for my live?

Is the gallbladder necessary for my live?

No: The gall bladder is a muscular sac that stores digestive enzymes (bile). Many individuals under go a procedure known as a cholecystectomy, which is a removal of the gall bladder due to gall bladder disease and live normal lives. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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


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