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Virus And Gallbladder
Can virus cause gallbladder attack? Spouse + myself had attack within weeks. Gallbladder pain followed 10 days of flu symptoms (body pain + fatigue)?
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
How can you tell if you have stomach bug or something more? Been sick since friday .Roomie who's surg tech says virus.I think gallbladder who's right?
Upper abdom. Pain for 3 weeks GP diagnosed inflamma.now watery yellow diarrehea. Is it a virus that cause this inflamm. Gallbladder surgery year ago?
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I have been sick with sinus infection and stomach virus...Got tested on gallbladder, still hurting on right backside? What's the deal?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Having my gallbladder removed I have had temps of 99.5-99.7 for 2 months I have past epstein barr virus. So dr is doing liver biopsy. Why?
Liver biopsy: Your body temperatures are normal. The majority of the population has had ebv infection in the past. What we have here is a failure to communicate. You need to talk to your doctor and have them explain in detail what they think you have and how the liver biopsy will help them manage your condition. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fat intolerant after inflamed gallbladder. On low fat/high fibre diet. Lost 20lb. Could this be the reason I've had constant bouts of colds/virus/flu for 2mths? (i hydrate/rest/exercise/eat healthy?)
Yes it can:
Any gallbladder issues from gallstones to gallbladder infections are said to bring about flu like symptoms. Your best response to make sure your treatment is working and the gallbladder issues are correctly diagnosed. If you have a doubt about treatment or diagnosis then call the treating doctor or get a second opinion.
Congratulations on the weight loss and healthier lifestyle! ...Read more
Possibly: Classic symptoms of gall bladder disease occur after eating a greasy meal precipitating right upper abdominal pain radiating around the right side to the back. Nausea and vomiting may also occur. However atypical symptoms may include nausea, belching,fullness in the front of the chest. An intestinal viral infection classically doesn't stir up gall bladder symptoms. ...Read more
I have no gallbladder and I've had a stomach virus for 6 days now. My diarrhea is clay color what is wrong with me?
Gastroenteritis: When you have a stomach bug (gastroenteritis, usually caused by a virus) your stools can take on a wide variety of colors and textures. As your gut recovers, it will gradually resume your prior normal color and consistency. Replenishing your "good" gut bacteria with probiotic supplements and/or foods, such as yogurt or naturally fermented pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi, or kombucha may help. ...Read more
2mths post gallbladder removal today dark green slimy diarrhea first time ever with nausea yesterday based vomited once with sour stomach virus? Gall?
I'm having lower right back pain and nausea. I went to the er last month and was told I had a stomach virus but more liquid in my gallbladder.
R back pain /nausea: Did they check a urine as may be stone?. Always check HCG of sexually active. Regarding gallbladder they are most likely referring to sludge,if it is persisting would f/u with GI as may dyskinenetic bile duct . Also could be retrocecal appendix, did they do a CT scan? At this point with continuing pain a CT may help clarify the anatomy. f/u w/ doc /urgent care or ER ...Read more
This is normal: the GB stores bile that is made by the liver. In response to a fatty meal, the GB squeezes and empties the bile into the intestines to help digest your food. A collapsed GB just means that it has recently emptied, probably after a meal. Conversely, a distended or full GB is common when fasting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: The most common and best tests are ultrasound for the diagnosis of gallstones, and to examine the surrounding bile ducts and pancreas, and HIDA scan, which is a nuclear medicine study to diagnose gallbladder dysfunction without stones (biliary dyskinesia) or gallbladder duct blockage. ...Read more