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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

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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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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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What can I do to relieve gallbladder symptoms?

What can I do to relieve gallbladder symptoms?

Low fat diet: Your gallbladder stores bile. When you eat fatty foods or fried foods the gallbladder secretes the bile to break the foods down. So if you want to keep your gallbladder happy avoid foods high in saturated fats and fried foods. Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for someone with gallbladder trouble?

What are the symptoms for someone with gallbladder trouble?

Food intolerance: Nausea, pain, and intolerance to certain types of food are the hallmarks of gb disease. An inflamed gb can cause fevers, vomiting, and tenderness along the right side of the abdomen. It is not necessary to have stones in the gb to give you gallbladder trouble. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

Symptoms: Are a description of what a person feels. There may be no symptoms from an isolated radiology finding of gallbladder wall thickening. If it is associated with gallstones, then some chronic gallbladder inflammation or irritation may be present. ...Read more

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Can a low functioning gallbladder only cause noises, and no other symptoms?

Can a low functioning gallbladder only cause noises, and no other symptoms?

No: Noises (i am presuming gas noises) in the abdomen with "no other symptoms" is not a gallbladder condition. Gallstones cause abdominal pressure pain ; nausea after eating. Review your test results and your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been told I have a callapsed gallbladder and have symptoms of gallbladder problems should have more tests done?

I have been told I have a callapsed  gallbladder and have  symptoms of gallbladder problems should have more tests done?

Biliary colic: Your gallbladder could be the cause of your abdominal pain aka biliary colic. A surgery consult is indicated. Where risk/benefit analysis of organ retention vs surgical removal/laprascopic cholecystectomy can be discussed. Take a friend with you. Your surgeon may order more tests. ...Read more

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How can I decrease the symptoms of my gallbladder?

How can I decrease the symptoms of my gallbladder?

Cholecystectomy: Gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy) remains the "gold standard" for treatment of gallbladder disease. It is a safe, usually simple operation, typically performed via minimally-invasive surgery. While there are methods to dissolve gallstones, they fail because the stones return. Avoiding fried and fatty foods may decrease the probability of attacks but is not foolproof. ...Read more

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