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What Are The Symptoms Of Gall Stones
Say no to surgery.: The majority of patients with incidental gallstones will remain asymptomatic through their lifetime. It is estimated that 15 to 25% of people will become symptomatic within 15 years of follow-up. It is probably best to avoid surgery unless your gallstones are causing symptoms. Nothing needs to be done with them if they are asymptomatic. Good luck. ...Read more
No: You should not be getting groin pain from a gallstone. ...Read more
I have watery mucousy light colored dianrrea I also have diverticulitis and known gall stones with no symptoms I do have a slight ache in lower left?
Diarrhea: Although changes in frequency or consistency of bowel movements accompanied by left lower quandrant abdominal pain in a patient with diverticular disease usually means diverticulitis, you should be seen and examined and treated by a physician face to face. This cannot be done on the internet. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
I have all symptoms of gall/b cancer. Jaundice, vometing,full of gallstones. G/stones being removed in 3 weeks.Is there any test to diagnose gall/b Cancer before surgery?
Low probability : you have a very low chance of cancer. The stones explain the symptoms. The symptoms are more of an obstructed biliary tree. Stones have clogged up your bile duct. Was any imaging done? I am presuming you may have had a ultrasound or ct scan. Hopefully they can help you sooner than 3 weeks. The imaging should pick up any mass in the gall bladder. Your risk is low. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gas, bloat, mild pain upper ab. Pale yellow stool,sometimes watery. No other symptoms. Ultrasound showgs no liver masses, no gall stones, but fatty liver. stools greasy and floats sometimes.
Gall stones: These are stones that form in the Gall Bladder when the bile is very saturated and sits around in the gallbladder. Many of them are small and pass out of the gallbladder without a hitch, but occasionally they can grow large and block the duct. Havoc ensues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Usually large gall stones do not pass but do sometimes cause obstruction at the common bile duct with increased pain and sometimes jaundice. Sludge and gravel are small enough to disappear.A fistula sometimes develops between a gangrenous gallbladder and the duodenum or other parts of the gastrointestinal tract, allowing passage of the stone. If have gallstones and pain surgery usually indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: When bile chemical composition (cholesterol, calcium bilirubinate, calcium carbonate) in the gallbladder gets out of balance, gallstones can form. While its not completely clear why some develop the chemical imbalance, we do know that gallstones are more common in obese people, women (especially oral contraceptives/hormone replacement), high fat intake, diabetes, rapid weight loss - to name a few. ...Read more
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