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What Foods Cause Gallbladder To Flare Up
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
Ultrasound showed poorly distended gallbladder & hida scan showed 0%EF. What does this mean?. food causes slight pain. will i need surgery?
Gallbladder problem: Your studies and your symptoms show that your gallbladder is not working well. In addition to the risk of having attacks of pain, there is a risk of more serious infection of the gallbladder (acute cholecystitis). Surgery to remove the gallbladder now is optional, but it's much easier and lower risk to remove it now, compared to after it turns into a bigger problem. ...Read more
Does 19 mm stone in gallbladder be a cause of frequently gastritis pain in spite of proper workout and conscious diet almost..Very less fried food.?
Gallbladder removed two months ago. Some fatty foods will cause bright yellow diarrhea right after. Why? Is this normal?
Gallbladder/Diarrhea: Some patient after having gallbladder surgery will have postprandial diarrhea. This is likely related to bile overflow since your gallbladder is removed and now bile is being stored in the duodenum (could lead to overproduction). Aka post-cholecystic syndrome. Majority of patients will have symptoms resolved within 3 months. If not, can use Cholestyramine to control the diarrhea. ...Read more
I get pain in the middle of stomach where ribs meet, some foods cause it but it also hurts when I'm upset. could it be gallbladder runs in family.
Nonspecific: More information is needed in order to advise you. Possibilities include pylorospasm,peptic ulceration,gastritis,gall stones or pancreatic disorders. Your physician will have to take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. In the meantime avoid alcohol,caffeine and nicotine, follow abland low fat diet and take prilosec or nexium ...Read more
Can heavy daily alcohol use cause gallstones. Or damage to the gallbladder. Quit drinkin now gallbladder attacks afta fatty foods.did alcohol do this?
Yes : heavy alcohol use can damage your liver fist. The gallbladder is part of biliary system- same as liver. Alcohol can also trigger pancreatitis, that also can be triggered by gallstones. Fatty foods can trigger gallbladder pain. Basically, the point is that everything is related, and I highly recommend for you to stop drinking and eating fatty foods. ...Read more
Think it might be health anxiety. Random sensations around abdomen that go away with thought most of the time. Fear that eating certain food might cause pain. Everything coming out normal. I've had my gallbladder removed about 4 years ago, and I think tha
See psychiatrist: This is a phobic behavior and best treated by a psychiatrist if you have been cleared by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I will be going to have an ultrasound to check my gallbladder. I'm wondering if gallstones cause pain immediately after eating fatty foods?
Yes: That can be a symptom of gallbladder disease. ...Read more
Took milk thistle. Stomach upset so stopped. Same time had flu (not stomach flu) but lost appetite & nauseous esp after food. Feels like when my gallbladder was inflamed. Have i caused damage?
NO, however...: Milk thistle has been the subject of many research studies. While the results are mixed re: benefits, the studies have found it is quite safe. However, it can cause nausea, but this should stop as soon as you stop taking it. It does not cause gallbladder inflammation but gallbladder problems are common whether you have taken milk thistle or not. See http://bit.Ly/16m9ire ; http://bit.Ly/1jlxytu. ...Read more
Short answer: Is: gallstones cause gallbladder attacks. Usually, a stone, which the gallbladder forms, gets stuck at its neck and causes a blockage against bile emptying. The neck is where the gallbladder narrows down to form the cystic duct, which in turn joins the common duct. When the gallbladder contracts against the obstruction caused by stone in the neck, it causes pain, which is the attack. ...Read more
No one really knows: The majority of patients that develop complications related to gallbladder disease have assoc gallstones. No one knows why some people develop stones while others don't, although there are factors that increase the risk:family hx, female(esp, if fertile, forty, fair , fat), blood diseases(sickle cell, spherocytosis, hemolytic anemia), gastric bypass/weight change.A greasy diet can stim an attack. ...Read more
Stasis: Problems with the gb emptying whether it is due to obstruction from stones or lack of inherent contractility, it is bile sitting in the gb and not draining properly that can set a patient up for inflammation. Stones sitting in the gb will also cause bile to build up in the gb and can contribute to stasis without causing overt obstruction. ...Read more
It fills and empties as part of its work.
If diseased and scarred to a nubbin that could be called collapsed. ...Read more
Removal: Sludge in the gallbladder occurs when there is an alteration in liver metabolism, and one of three main components of bile crystallize, and sit in the gallbladder. This sludge will eventually coalesce in to stones. There is no cure for the inderlying cause. Surgical removal of the gallbladder does solve the problem. If there are no symptoms, its ok to watch it. ...Read more
Gallbladder: Avoid fatty foods.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes. : Traditionally right side but many people feel on the left ...Read more
??: Not sure that a gallbladder would cause noise. But if there are no symptoms your really don't need to worry about it ...Read more
Fatty foods: Fatty foods such as pizza, hamburgers, fried chicken, french fries. All these will set off a gallbladder attack. ...Read more
Infection, blockage: Gallbladders do not usually enlarge unless they are infected or blocked. This needs to be evaluated by a surgeon to see if removal is needed. ...Read more
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