What is mild chronic cholecystitis?

See below. Mild means that. Chronic means present a long time. Cholecystitis means inflammation of the gallbladder. Put together would indicate long standing irritation from gallstones. If there are no gallstones then could be a minimal finding of slight gallbladder irritation from pathology. It is benign.

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Could you have chronic cholecystitis?

Yes. That is a known entity with gallbladder thickening and stones, and symptoms. See your surgeon and be evaluated. Many need cholecystectomy after full evaluation and risk status. Read more...

Recently diagnosed with chronic cholecystitis. Please help?

Cholecystectomy. In general if you are an acceptable surgical risk. If you have symptoms, you should have surgery. Ask your surgeon about options for treatment in your specific case. Read more...

Is there a cure for chronic cholecystitis?

Surgery. The only cure is to remove your gallbladder. You will most likely feel much better. Read more...

I was diagnosed with chronic cholecystitis and I had the HIDA scan that showed my gallbladder is infected. How soon I should opt out for a surgery?

Soon. Please contact your doctor/ surgeon as soon as you can. They will need to take everything in account - symptoms , studies, blood work and ofcourse talk with you. After which a decision will be made. On the other hand, if you have fevers, pain , nausea vomiting - which are ongoing- please go to the er. . Read more...
Can plan when conven. A HIDA scan does not show infection, just shows a gall bladder is functioning or non functioning, which causes you pain. It then becomes a possibility to remove it and relieve your pain but is not emergent, considered elective surgery. Read more...

I ve been treated for more than 4 years of pre ulcerous & chronic colitis &thickening of the gall bladder wall (but still have chronic cholecystitis)?

? cholecystectomy. Should probably consider second opinion by an experienced abdominal surgeon. You might benefit from gall bladder removal. Read more...
Isolated. Gallbladder wall thickening on an ultrasound or ct scan, without gallstones, may have no meaning. Needs more evaluation such as hida scan. Thickening of the gallbladder without gallstones can be from liver or protein abnormalities, or other benign situations. If it is from gallstones, then surgery may be indicated to remove the gallbladder. Read more...

GB removed 2 wk ago - chronic cholecystitis; no stones. Still nauseated (not food related) and lower r back pain. URQ pain gone; healed well from surg?

?? significance. You're taking a number of medications whose side effects or interactions could include nausea. Anxiety can cause this too. Also, there are many different causes of low back pain, ranging from strained muscles and poor posture to kidney stones. Since your surgeon has given you a clean bill of health from the gallbladder surgery, I recommend addressing your concerns with your primary care doc. Read more...
You're on track .. The main indicator is that your right upper quadrant pain is gone. The right low back pain can be procedure related (lying on table, being in bed recuperating), so that doesn't surprise me. Sounds like nausea has been a problem even beyond the GB; on lots of meds that can cause this, especially in combination. You'll have to continue to work with your doctor to solve this. Best wishes:) Read more...

I was diagnosed with chronic cholecystitis. Is this the same as functional gallbladder disease? My hida scan revealed poor gallbladder function.

If you have. No stones that are visible on good quality ultrasound and ct scan is normal, it sounds like chronic acalculous cholecystitis, almost synonymous with "functional gallbladder disease" which means simply that your gallbladder does not work properly, even without stones. If you are having symptoms, there is a good chance that cholecystectomy will relieve them. Talk to a surgeon. And get his opinion. Read more...
Yes. Chronic cholecystitis occurs when there is inability of the gallbladder to empty into the small intestine, with inflammation, sometimes with sludge or stones. Read more...
Functional . Gallbladder disease means the gallbladder does not contract (empty bile) like it should. If your hida scan included a gallbladder ejection fraction (using Kinevac or cck - see report), a normal ejection fraction is usually greater than 35-50 %. Chronic cholecystis means the gallbladder did not fill within the first hour of the hida, and implies poor functioning and inflammation. Read more...

Had cholecystectomy, found chronic cholecystitis, no gallstones, 5 months ago. For the last few mo. Been having pain again and into my back and Naseua

See your GI. your gallbladder was part of your problem not all your problem.you need to see a GU doctor for endoscopy upper and lower if you have not had one already,to ruled out ulcer,gastritis,reflux.you need to have ERCP and measurement of the sphincter of Oddi pressure to make sure that is not the problem,you might have to have CT scan as well.if all negative then you have irritable bowel syndrome . Read more...