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What are some common reasons I might have developed gallbladder polyps?

What are some common reasons I might have developed gallbladder polyps?

See below.: Gb polyps affect 5% of the adult population. Exact cause is not known but related to age and presence of gallstones which in turn is related to obesity as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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What are some gallbladder issues that will cause hospitalization? I have a gallbladder sludge

What are some gallbladder issues that will cause hospitalization? I have a gallbladder sludge

A severe: Infection involving the gall bladder can lead to hospitalization. Rarely a stone can block the duct. That is also serious. Sludge usually is not. ...Read more

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I think i may have a stomach ulcer. What are the most common signs to look for?

I think i may have a stomach ulcer. What are the most common signs to look for?

Stomach ulcer: Usually middle upper abdominal pain/discomfort exacerbated or alleviated by food, blood in the stool or black stool, nausea-vomiting etc. ...Read more

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I think I have appendicitis. What are common symptoms and causes of this?

I think I have appendicitis. What are common symptoms and causes of this?

Pain,Fever,Nausea: Usually appendicitis presents with nausea and/or vomiting, pain that typically starts around your belly button and moves to the right lower quadrant, fever, and loss of appetite. However, there are atypical signs and symptoms in which the appendix is retrocecal. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some complications of gastric surgery people have had?

Could you tell me what are some complications of gastric surgery people have had?

Multiple: Complications can include anastomotic leak, bleeding, and/or stenosis with obstruction. Blood clots, pneumonia, and even death are possible. Post discharge complications can include dumping syndrome, which is caused by a high carbohydrate diet, and causes flushing, fast heart rate, diarrhea, and a faint feeling. Discuss with your surgeon, regardless of the indications for surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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I think i may have bowel cancer, what are some of the symptoms that would be expected?

I think i may have bowel cancer, what are some of the symptoms that would be expected?

Varies: Most patients have not symptoms in early stages. Symptoms depends on size and location of the cancer. Symptoms may be: a change in bowel habits (diarrhea, constipation or a change in the consistency of stool), rectal bleeding or blood in stool, persistent abdominal discomfort (cramps, gas or pain), a feeling of incomplete bowel emptying, weakness or fatigue, or unexplained weight loss. ...Read more

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I know that gallbladder problems are common in pregnancy, but why? What are the causes?

I know that gallbladder problems are common in pregnancy, but why? What are the causes?

Whole new physiology: in pregnant female , all aggravating factors added to poor future mom will suffer due to , weight gain , increases caloric in take of food , stasis , increased intra abdominal pressure , displacement of diseases gall bladder etc all precipitate attacks , usually due pre-existing diseased GB . ...Read more

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I have most signs of appendicitis, including severe abdominal pain. Is there any other thing this could be? I don't have time to get some surgery :'(

Appendix: If you think you have appendicitis, stating you do not have time for surgery is crazy. Firstly go and get it checked out - you will need blood work and probably a CT-Scan. If it is appendicitis then you will need surgery whether you have or do not have time. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fibroid tumors, a common diagnosis in fertile women over 40, are also called..because they are derived from?

What to do if I have fibroid tumors, a common diagnosis in fertile women over 40, are also called..because they are derived from?

Leiomyomas: Uterine fibroids are growths of the smooth muscle wall of the uterus that can at times reach enormous sized producing symptoms secondary to bleeding or bulk size. At times they undergo malignant degeneration and result in a lesion, the leiomyosarcoma. One can embolize the blood supply to the bulky lesion or perform hysterectomy ...Read more

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Could you explain what is dementia and some common symptoms that indicate people have it?

Could you explain what is dementia and some common symptoms that indicate people have it?

Cognitive decline: Losses in mental functioning beyond normal aging - often short term memory may come first but other abilities may also be affected - planning, judgement, personality, temper, etc. There are several types with different profiles and they can progress fast, slowly or not at all. Alzheimer's, vascular(stroke), trauma, hiv/aids, lewey body are some very distinct types you might have heard of. Be well. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some symptoms, diagnoses and causes of bowel obstruction?

I was wondering what are some symptoms, diagnoses and causes of bowel obstruction?

Bowel obstruction: Mainly these include abdominal pain , distention (swelling), nausea, vomiting treatment varies and can either include nasogastric decompression and hydration to surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for blood poisoning? I might have it. What are some signs of it?

What are some home remedies for blood poisoning? I might have it. What are some signs of it?

See your doctor: "blood poisoning" is not an issue for self diagnosis or self treatment. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some reasons to have constant nausia?

What are some reasons to have constant nausia?

Constant nausea: Please see a doctor! common causes of nausea would include motion sickness, benign positionsl vertigo, migraine headache, any infectious disease, including gastroenteritis and urinary tract infection, food poisoning, medication side effects, and pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are some common signs that I should look for if I had huntingtons disease?

You are : Really young but there is a juvenile form. Most commonly it involves first involuntary movements but can involve planning and organization and other cognition and balance among others ...Read more

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I have excess phlegm causing choking...I am a diabetic and have several cysts on my thyroid .Some are 4 CM some are 1.7 mm. Is this causing phlegm?

I have excess phlegm causing choking...I am a diabetic and have several cysts on my thyroid .Some are  4 CM  some are 1.7 mm. Is this causing phlegm?

Well...: I doubt that it is your thyroid causing this suddenly, and it is possible. You could have a respiratory infection as well. Given that you have Diabetes you need prompt attention. ...Read more

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I might have liver/gastrointestinal problems. What are the signs?

I might have liver/gastrointestinal problems. What are the signs?

Many: Problems with the liver are often associated with symptoms of nausea, taste disturbances, certain food intolerance, and pain. These will often overlap with intestinal problems with the addition of bloating, intermittent vomiting, or changes in bowels (most often loose) occurring with intestinal issues. ...Read more

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What are some reasons that your spleen would be enlarged? I have celiacs disease and just recently had a kidney stone would that cause spleen issue

What are some reasons that your spleen would be enlarged?  I have celiacs disease and just recently had a kidney stone  would that cause spleen issue

True True Unrelated: Kidney stones are not causative of enlarged spleen. It would be best if you had blood work to look for the common causes for such a problem, especially if the liver is enlarged as well. ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


Dr. Creighton Wright
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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