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Gallbladder Problems

Also known as Cholelithiasis/Cholecystitis, Cholestasis

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  • Gall Bladder going no where fast

    Hi All, I have had severe sickness, sweating, pains in chest and right arm pit also right hand side lower back which also seems to pulse up into the rib cage.  I have been sick since Oct 2017, by the end of Dec I could eat very little and I lost a stack of weight.  I went onto a very basic...

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  • Where can I get a privately paid for HIDA scan?

    Any body know where I get get a HIDA scan done? I live 30 miles south of London . The only place I’ve found said it would be £900 and I’d need a referral from my doctor. Do you always need a referral?    Is it a referral from your GP or is it a referral from a Gastro specialist that’s...

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  • Gallstones in a 13 ye old

    My son has been diagnosed with gallstones and waiting for the operation to remove gall bladder. He has now been put on a no fat diet as just by eating low fat was still causing him to suffer with bouts of pain. Need help to know what foods are no fat as he is a typical fussy teenager not liking many...

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  • Extreme pain post op 4 weeks

    Hi all. I am waiting for a call from my surgeon. I had my go out 5 weeks ago. I had a full work up in the er 2 days post op due to extreme back pain.   Yesterday, I tried to add in healthy fats and had spinach with dinner.  In the middle of the night, I had terrible stomach pain which...

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  • Operation

    Last October I got misdiagnosed my doctor thought I had acids reflux and later found out when I went for tests that I have gallstones and a infection in my gall bladder they told me they will remove my gall bladder but due to anxiety I’m scared what will happen can anyone help put my mind at ease please,...

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  • Flare ups

    Hi hope someone has some advice. I had a stay in hospital as my gallbladder was inflamed and I had to have intravenous anti biotics and have had an mri and been told I have gallstones.  Today all of a sudden I have tummy pains and back pain like I had last time but don’t know what to do or how to...

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  • Gallstone and weight loss

    I was diagnosed with a gallstone with the size around 3cm in early this year. I sometimes have dull pain around my right upper rib if I eat too fast. Also, I notice that my weight drops around 15 pounds in the past several months. I have a lot of gas and stomach discomfort every time I eat food, even...

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  • Husband's symptons...anyone else have this?

    For the last 4 years, his wbc have been real low. He complains of stomach pain in his lower right side and back area. He is fatigued alot, drives 1 hr to work and back home in an office job and yet rides his bicycle twice a week about 40-50 miles each time. He was very sick around Christmas time with...

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  • Normal testing and still have bad gallbladder/pain?

    Is it possible to have all normal testing and still have a bad gallbladder?  Since the 1st week of sept I have been suffering from RUQ pain, nausea after meals, sometimes nausea out of the blue, pain in my right shoulder blade, fatigue, lack to no energy level, 12 lbs weight loss, pain in my right...

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  • Reflux and heartburn after gallbladder surgery

    Has anyone  suffer or has suffered from  bad chest pain with heartburn after gallbladder removal? Iam eating a very low fat diet, in fact no fat at all, and I still get most times pain in chest with burning. I would like to hear from anybody that has the same and if anything helped to treat...

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  • GALLBLADDER/GALLSTONES

    Hi guys, I’m Ashley andbim 35 I have some post on her previous as I e been sick for 8 long months now. It all started with vitamin D deficiency and I still didn’t feel better and I took magnesium and it helped but now I ended up in ER a few days ago and I have gallstones. Is there a link between the...

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  • Constant nausea 24/7, gallbladder?

    I have been feeling nauseous 24/7 for five months now. I have been to hospital, had blood tests, an endoscopy and they can’t find anything wrong. My doctor told me it’s anxiety and has put me on antidepressants but I’m not convinced as I don’t feel anxious. However, because I’ve been feeling so ill for...

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  • I am unsure if I should have my gallbladder removed or not

    I posted a few months ago about some problems I was having with my gallbladder and gallstones. I ended up in hospital for a week in December with pancreatitis caused by gallstones. I have been pain-free since December but I still have gallstones in my gallbladder according to a MRI scan I had recently....

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  • Could this be gallbladder?

    For the last three months I have felt iller than I have ever felt in my life. It started with shoulder pains - really annoying ones in mid-June last year. Because I travel a lot for my job and because I teach I thought my shoulder pain was due to overexertion. But four months later in late October I...

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  • Gallbladder Attack.

    I had a Gallbladder attack last night the pain as gone but just getting niggles wondered if anyone have had the same. I had tests and scans last time i had a attack but they couldnt find anything.x

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  • Need advice. A LOT OF SYMPTOMS - Gallbladder issue ?

    Hi everyone ! I wanted to ask if anyone else diagnosed with a gallbladder issue had these symptoms. These symptoms came on suddenly and won't go away. Right now my symptoms are - Upper abdominal pain (mainly center and right side) - Right shoulder/neck pain - Nausea - Some vomiting - Random chills/sweating...

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  • Gallstones symptoms?

    Hi, I've been having some stomach problems for about three to four months which haven't really subsided (in fact, have got worse) and I was wondering if others had experienced similar issues with gallstones, as haven't found anything online that suggests constant pain is a symptom of gallstones,...

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  • Gallbladder Pain Meds When Attack Happening, NSAIDS?

    Been having on and off gallbladder attacks for the last five years (I know a long time right!) Pain since the first one was horrible went to A & E thought it was a heart attack and everything, bloods normal and sent home with omeprazole (that didn't seem to have any effect) Pain used to only...

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  • Non working gallbladder with dizziness and imbalance.

    Hi everyone, I'm almost suffering with digestion issues like belching/burping/dizziness/imbalance for 7 years. I did MRI, it was normal. Did colonoscopy and endoscopy 3 times, remarked with gastritis. But HIDA scan showed my gallbladder is not working at all 0%. I can remember these dizziness /imbalance...

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  • 8 weeks post gallbladder removal and feeling worse

    Hi all.  I had my gallbladder out on April 17.  I had diarrhea once or twice but was pleased that stools were pretty normal.  My biggest issue was pain.  I have alot of sharp pinching pains.  Surgeon at 4 weeks said it was normal.  I have been careful with my diet and seemed...

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  • Issues after y gallbladder surgery.

    I just had my gallbladder removed on the 31st of May 2018. Issues I have been having since are, diarrhea, nausea, and my stomach constantly rumbling. At times I want to eat but scare that if I eat, I will be p creating problems of discomfort. Any thoughts or comments? Oh, I will be seeing my doctor...

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  • Gallbladder is gone so where is this pain from?

    HI Had the dreaded gallbladder removed last June after only 7 months of pain (so I'm pretty lucky). Everything went well, home the same day - took a good 4 weeks to feel totally better after the op but eating was ok and I don't seem to be affected by bowel issues like some people. Only problem...

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  • Pain after Gallbladder surgery

    I'm new to the group. I had my gallbladder removed 4 weeks ago by robotics. Recovery went well. I am very active and am waiting to continue back at the gym. Within the last 2 or 3 days I began getting a pain to the left of my belly button (which is where my incision is). It is almost constant with...

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  • Nausea and pain from gallbladder problem

    Have had all the tests and scans known to man and finally after over 5 years they have put me on the waiting list to have my gb removed.  Waiting list is approx. 18 months and I get nausea and pain daily, its so depressing.  My last 3 holidays have been ruined by gb attacks and decided not...

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  • Wanting some answers!

    I have had severe stabbing pain in my upper abdomen for a month. I am not one to wait when I am having pain so initiated visit to GI. I have had HIDA scan (92%), ruq ultrasound, bariatric ct scan, endoscopy and multiple blood tests. All normal although my recent ER visit revealed my ileocecal sphincter...

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  • Gallbladder stones /ear ringing and tingling feet

    I have earlier had non working gallbladder and recent ultra sound showed gallstones. I don't have severe pain, but have bloating and burping. This is going on for 7 years. However my most concern is past 5 years I have tingling in the feet and left thigh on and off and with dizziness and recently...

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  • Gallbladder problems abroad!

    Just looking for some advice/reassurance. I've been diagnosed with gallbladder polyps (and possibly stones - I've had conflicting info from different drs). I'm on the waiting list for surgery and until now my pain has been relatively mild. I'm now on holiday in Denmark and for the last...

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  • Diarrhea after gallbladder removal?

    I had my gallbladder removed January 25th. Been ok... i didn't really eat the first 3 days. Now that I'm eating 'normally' I'm having some stomach issues still after eating, I get diarrhea with in minutes of finishing a meal, I'm always hungry after! I feel like my food goes right...

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  • Help me choose a surgeon for Gallbladder removal

    Hello everyone, I found out a few weeks ago that my gallbladder needs to be removed because it is only functing at 12%, but I have no stones. I have made my choices down to two surgeons, but can not pick, because there are reasons I do and do not want to pick either one of them. So I'm hoping some...

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  • Nausea 12 weeks after gallbladder removal

    Had my gallbladder removed 12 weeks ago due to pain from 1 large stone. Had the dreaded diarrhea for 8 weeks but has settled. Have the most horrendous nausea I have ever experienced. It's worse in the mornings and I can hardly get out of bed its that bad. Some days it goes by lunchtime and I feel...

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