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I'm a 22 year old female. I have had pain in my upper right quad for about 2 weeks acompanied by nausea. It got so bad I went to the ER. The nurse right off the bat listened to me and said sounds like your GB.
ER PA agreed, we did labs - elevated LFTs. Everything else normal.
US of my abdomen was done and nothing remarkable. Her best guess is it's spasming. I was told follow up with PCP they've done all they could do in the ER.
I followed up with PCP and she said yup, it's your GB. She sent me for a HIDA with CCK. I had some cramping witht the CCK injection but nothing crazy. I got a call from my PCP nurse saying it's normal.. follow up with GI.
I called GI today and after hearing my lovely symtoms the girl scheduling booked me for next week but let nurses know what's going on. A nurse called me back saying come in Thursday of this week. While I had her on the phone, I told her what's going on and asked for me HIDA EF... I was surprised to hear 71.9% from what I know anything above 60% is hyperactive. Can someone confirm? I was assured I would probably be sent to a surgeon regardless of numbers -- sludge isn't seen well on anything according to GI nurse.
Pain LOCALIZED at my GB. Worsened with food especially anything fatty. Pain will start 45 min - 1 hour after eating and the episodes will last for a couple hours. Dull ache with a few "spasm" like pains here and there.
I burp.. A LOT.
Elevated LFTs - all other lab work normal.
Pain will sometimes radiate up the line of my ribs and back.
Family history. (mother, maternal grandparents and great grand parents)
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