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White Spot On Gallbladder
I had gallbladder surgery 2 weeks ago is it normal for it to ache in spot gallbladder was at still..
Yes: Postoperative discomfort in the upper abdomen or at the incision sites after laparoscopic surgery is common and normal. The discomofirt resolves over some weeks. Avoid eating fatty foods ; avoid constipation. Walk. See your surgeon for follow up after surgery. Call your surgeon if you have concerns, fevers, repeated vomiting or increasing pain. ...Read more
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
I had gallbladder removal a week ago, and I still hurt badly. There is a very hard spot on my abdomen b/w incisions that feels hot. Is this normal?
Maybe: It's really difficult to determine if it's normal healing without examining in person. If it gets worse and worse prior to your follow up appointment, i would get it checked sooner or go to the er after hours. ...Read more
Feeling of an air bubble after gallbladder surgery 5 days ago between the top incision and the top right one. Like pressure in that one spot. Normal?
Hi, I just surgery as I had a spot on my liver and doctor had to take gallbladder as well, how long til swollen go's away and best thing to do to help?
4-6wks: 4-6wks will give you good healing.Upto 12wks you have to be cautious. But your doctor knows the best ...Read more
Could costochondritis be mistaken for gallbladder pain? Pain about an inch below ribs but u/s normal. V sore on palpation at that spot.
Possible : There are many thing that can cause pain in that location, including muscle cramps of the abdominal wall. It is also possible for the gallbladder to cause pain without stones. Its a bit much on sort out definitely on a short answer forum like this, so discuss with your provider. If not severe, may be ok to watch for a while. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Can IBS or gastroparisis cause constant ruq tenderness in the exact same spot everyday since may? I have no gallbladder and doc says my organs are ok.
New spot found on liver thru ct.Early bt show increase liver enzymes.Us show fullness kidney & cyst on gallbladder.What does this mean?
Hard to say: Have you had a colonoscopy? It is hard to say what the spot on your liver is without looking at your films... This could be a simple cyst, but if it is new, it could be a colon cancer (or other kind of tumor). You need a proper exam, including a colonoscopy if you haven't had one yet. If that is negative, it may require a biopsy. ...Read more
Pain in upper right abdomen,under breast line. blood work, gallbladder ultra sound, all came back ok. Spot is hard when standing up. what could it be?
I have had upper back pain in one spot under right shoulder for 2 years plus, MRI spine ok, cervical spine is.not good and gallbladder, is this reason?
Referred pain: This is a common area of referred pain from cervical spone ...Read more
Gall bladder removed a year ago. Now I have a shiny spot in my belly button. Cleaned it well, looks like metal, small, like end of wire. ?
Discomfort in the epigastric /left hypochondric region for 5 mons last week pain increased to 3 on daily bases and now a sneeze or cough is a 10 with lasting pain of 5 xrays show no breaks CT show 6mm spot on L lung. gall bladder removed 10yrs ?
More info needed: and more work up, blood work, bone scan and other tests, may be needed, more important is thorough history and physical exam. I recommend going to a tertiary care hospital or a university hospital for better workup and easy referral amongst different services if needed, you can start with the pulmonary medicine, as the spot on your left lung is relevant, good luck ...Read more
Can a gallbladder make the belly swell up and be mrisrabile. And hurtin spots when it only works at 7%?
Yes: Technically, a bad gallbladder doesn't actually make your abdomen objectively swell much, but it can sure make one feel very bloated and gassy. And a 7% ejection fraction is very low and indicates a dysfunctional gb. ...Read more
Less likely: Less likely/ right upper quadrant pain in the abdomen is more consistent although referred pain possible. ...Read more
I had gallbladder surgery just over a week ago and shortly after coming home during recovery I have developed a constant itch and some red spots on my?
It is likely that: you have an allergic reaction or sensitivity to a medication you have been given or to the cleansing solution utilized at the time of your surgery. You could try some OTC benadryl or other antihistamine medication to see if it improves. Contacting your surgeon would also be appropriate. ...Read more
Just had a ultrasound of the liver, gallbladder done...there were several spots (apox 7 maybe more) I could see. I know ive had gallstones since 2011 ?
Gallstones: Gallstones are a common finding. 1 in 10 patients have gallstones, and the gallbladder does not need to be removed unless the stones have started causing problems such as Biliary colic, cholecystitis, or pancreatitis. If you are having abdominal pain, it may be a good idea to take your test results and see a surgeon and get an expert opinion whether removal is beneficial in your circumstance. ...Read more
Are yellow spots on both eyes in exactly the same place normal? Gallbladder removed and liver issues are ruled out.
I have white spots on my tonsils with no fever. i have been like this for over a week and have no cold symptoms. Also have gallbladder pain
tonsils is a name for tonsils with craters containing mucous and usually associated with frequent attacks of tonsillitis. You may need them removed!! See an ENT (Ear Nose Throat ) Specialist!
The "gallbladder" pain is a whole different issue ..MORE INFO is needed about that....
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?
You report a number of medical concerns and complaints so you must, as soon as possible, make an appointment to see your primary doctor.
Much of your complaints can be carefully controlled. ...Read more
Constricted?: There is no term "restricted" that I have heard of in 30 years, but there is "constricted", which means the gallbladder is very small, due to increased muscle activity in the wall of the gallbladder. Could be a normal finding, depends on whether you have had a fatty meal before the ultrasound that detected it. If you have symptoms with pain in the abdomen, additional testing is needed. ...Read more
Contracted?: Contracted gallbladders are small on imaging(ultrasound or ct). Can be normal if the gallbladder recently emptied. It can be seen usually in older patients who have diseased gallbladders that have just scarred down over time.. If the gallbladder does not empty with stimulation during a hida scan, the term biliary dyskinesia is used. Good luck. ...Read more
In almost all: Cases, the gallbladder is attached to the underside of the liver, in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. The pain from gallbladder disease, however, is initially usually located in the middle of abdomen. ...Read more
After GB attack:
Stones, no symptoms-generally leave it be
stones, symptoms (pain, with nausea, vomiting, maybe dark urine, light stool, fever) confirmed to be abnormal gb (abnormal sono, hida, mrcp, ercp, etc)-surgery to prevent complications in future attacks (infected duct, pancreatitis, etc)
big gb polyp, especially with stones -surgery, prevent gb cancer
diabetic?- talk w/md
abn gb wall on sono- maybe surg. ...Read more