Common "Cholecystitis" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Cholecystitis is the inflammation of the gallbladder. Cholecystitis is caused when the gallbladder gets blocked by stones, problems with the bile duct, tumors, and certain other infections. If cholecystitis is not treated, it can lead to some life-threatening complications like gallbladder rupture.

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My right side stomach looks bigger than the left. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. I am experiencing pain in my right side of the stomach, about 7 inches right of my navel (in line with my navel). When I sit or lay down I do not feel pain as long as I do not move. I feel pain whenever I take deep breathe, cough, and move my torso. My stool...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Are you diabetic? Do you feel any pain after food intake? I have seen the images that you attached with your query (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Possible causes are: 1. This is the area for gallbladder possibility of cholecystitis. 2. Right ur...  Read Full »

Why is my WBC count persistently borderline high?

Query: Hello doctor, My main concerns are persistent borderline high blood values for the last two years. WBC count 14.5 *10^9/L, neutrophil count 8*10^9 and lymphocytes count 5.3*10^9/L (laboratory normal for lymphocyte between 1 to 4.8). Other parameters are mostly normal. Main symptoms are currently upp...  Read Full »

Dr. Elina Angelova Beleva

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Probable cause is cholecystitis. After reviewing your records, it is noticeable that there is persistent leukocytosis with prevailing neutrophilia and a slight microcytosis that i...  Read Full »

Why are there nausea nad vomiting episodes without a decline in health?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has nausea, vomting episodes that are not related to conditions, for example she can eat and feel nauseated or vomit after an hour or two or not feel anything. Then a few days later it can happen again. It comes and goes and is not stable, or triggered by certain conditions. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Jagdish Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to She may have repeated biliary colics or recurrent attacks of gastritis or may have urinary tract infections. So, she needs urine routine test, liver function test for further comments.  Read Full »

I have a bloated stomach and swollen legs post my gallbladder removal surgery. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a bloated stomach post my gallbladder removal surgery and my legs are also swollen to a size twice the size of my legs before surgery. However, I have no fever or chills. It has been two days since I underwent the cholecystitis operation. It hurts to stand straight and the back on ...  Read Full »

Dr. Noman Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Be assured that all your healthcare concerns are in safe hands. I am here to guide you through your query. Thank you for the description of your symptoms. Sometimes, post-surgery your gut motility gets slowed down which in medical terms is called post-opera...  Read Full »

The lower right side under my right rib is hurting a lot. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, The lower right side under my right rib is hurting a lot. I feel there is pressure while napping. It is a dull pain, and there is a lot of pressure. I have been vomiting and having a lot of anxiety. Please help. I cannot keep going through this, as it hurts a lot. I found out two years ag...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. From what you mentioned, most probably, you have gall bladder inflammation which may be due to stone. Is it your first time experiencing such pain? I suggest tablet Ibuprofen 600 mg for the pain. Also, perform CBC (complete blood count) and...  Read Full »

My MRI shows acute cholecystitis with multiple cysts. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have recently had an MRI and ultrasound scan for acute cholecystitis and they showed multiple cysts and a 16 cm x 12 cm cyst in my liver. Please could you tell me is that large for a cyst as I have been told it needs further surveillance. It is showing two benign looking hepatic cys...  Read Full »

Dr. Ambalathu Veettil Hussain Shihaz

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A 16 cm cyst is a bit large cyst. A few more details about your condition would be quite informative. Have you ever had any pain in the abdomen or jaundice in the past? Any contact with sheep, any pet dog? Kindly inform what was the management for acute cholecystitis...  Read Full »

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