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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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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
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 »
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »