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What Drinks Irritate Gall Stones
Absolutely: Alcohol is a well known risk factor for liver disease and particularly pancreatitis. The gallbladder, particularly, sick one reacts unpredictably to alcohol ingestion and may very well trigger a biliary colic and worse case scenario, pancreatitis, which can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Obviously avoid alcohol if it causes any pain or discomfort. Best treatment for gall stones is have a laparscopic cholecystectomy (removal of gall bladder) which in good medical centers is performed as a day surgery procedure. Red wine can increase gall bladder symptoms. Alcohol/wine can irritate a sensetive bladder, specially ic patients. Why consume it if results are unpleasant? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recent cat scan showed calcification on head of pancreatitis had gall stones gb removed in April should I be concerned do not drink ?
Best to be moderate: in your alcohol consumption. The CT suggests that your pancreas has some scarring, or is in the process of healing from, pancreatitis. That might have been from the gallstones you've had removed, or it could be from excessive alcohol consumption or high cholesterol, to name a few. As your pancreas is healing it is best to avoid alcohol to avoid re-injury. ...Read more
Mild chronic pancreatits, not coused by gallstones or alcohol abuse. I do not drink and no stones seen in an ultrasound. What could be the couse?
I have gallstones, need gallbladder removed, heard drinking apple juice, olive oil n lemon juice passes the stones, one is very large. does it work?
Dont drink, no gallstones.Have pain sometimes on left side undr breast to bottom of rib, found a kidney stone, could it be an ulcer or pancreatic to?
Do you have pain?: The number of gallstones one has does not impact the decision regarding gallbladder surgery. Up to 75% of people with stones have no symptoms and may safely avoid surgery. Surgery is reserved for those who have symptoms, typically right-upper or upper-midline pain, most commonly after eating fried/fatty foods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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