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Gallstones

Gallstones

(Science: radiology) cholesterol, most common, non-opaque, calcium bilirubinate (bilirubin), opaque, associated with haemolytic anaemia (SSD, spherocytosis, etc.), increased incidence with: 4 Fs: fat, female, fertile, flatulent, sickle cell disease (bilirubin), cirrhosis, crohn disease, diabetes, pancreatic disease, hyperparathyroidism Concentrated calcium deposits that develop in the kidneys, can sometimes prove to be dangerous to the carrier and their health.


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Life Without Gallstones

What we only know today is that with gallstone surgery, there is only one option which is gallbladder surgery that removes the gallbladder and gallstones through several small cuts in the abdomen. One of the side effects of gallbladder removal can be the dumping of bile which is now not as easily ...

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by gavind
Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:14 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Life Without Gallstones
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... with cold sweats (almost like I was being poisoned or something). I had every imaginable test done: Colon/Endoscopy, I was tested for H.Pyloir, gallstones, stomach ulcers, ulcerative colidis, etc... All negative. For some reason two years ago, my food started digesting again and I wasn't sick ...

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by truth21
Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:34 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Stomach bloating and weight gain

... could not move off the sofa, I just avoided a trip to the hospital because my fever had gone down. The doctor on the emergency hot line said I had gallstones. I have only eaten toast and grapes and lots of apple juice since 3 days. The doctor took a blood test and I am waiting for the results if ...

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by LisaMaria
Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:21 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Stomach bloating and weight gain

Gallstones can cause pancreatitus which causes pain in the lower back and abdominal area. But the pain is very severe and would cause you to double over. Pancreatitus can be diagnosed with a blood test. Usually your Amylase ...

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by MichaelXY
Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:04 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... STD free so that's not my problem. But thanks to alot of you on this website with the knowlegable advice. I will be asking questions about IBS, gallstones, hypothrodism etc. Just to let the doctor know that I am not playing with my health and that I need some results. I've gone from being 140lbs. ...

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by Shaunypooh2008
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:22 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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