The wall of the gallbladder can become inflamed, a condition known as distended gallbladder. Symptoms include pain in abdomen, fever, nausea and infections. It may or may not involve gallstones. The cause may then be due to trauma, certain drugs, kidney failure, cancer, etc.
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Query: Hello doctor, Patient is an 82-year-old female. Ultrasound report says sludge with the distended gall bladder. Ongoing medicines Pantodac, Ulyses 150. What to do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. The gall bladder is a bag-like organ adjacent to the liver where bile gets collected. When we eat food at that time the bile is released from the gall bladder into the small intestine. The pa... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I had got an abdomen ultrasound done for other reasons but, the radiologist observed the following 'gallbladder is partially distended and showing few small concretions at the GB neck. Chronic patient of the prostate. Size 47 by 41 by 38 mm, volume 39 cc. Pre-void urine 281 cc, post v... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How old are you? There is no need to worry. Small concretions are commonly found in the gallbladder. Also, the prostate size is enlarged and it is probably due to a benign prostatic hypertrophy. You should get Serum PSA (prostate-specific antigen) levels done, whi... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing pain in the right upper quadrant. My blood reports and gallbladder scans are all clear, and there are no stones. The first scan showed slightly distended gallbladder. What could be the cause of the pain? And is it normal for the gallbladder to be distended? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Depending upon your description of the problem, there could be some localized inflammation of the gallbladder causing its distension. It could also be normally distended after you have a heavy, fatty meal, as it is generating bile which will help in the digest... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am having right abdominal pain since last five days. I am not getting relief after taking medicines also. My ultrasound says that the gallbladder is distended with a 6.8 mm calculus at the gallbladder neck. The gallbladder wall is 5.6 mm and appears thickened. The gallbladder is fi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very tempting to treat gallbladder stones with dissolving drugs, but there are some very important limitations, which are as follows. Those drugs require up to two years of treatment. They do not prevent the formation of new ones. They cannot be used on all types of... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Please provide a detailed report for my ultrasound. I am attaching the same. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. B mode technique, gray scale sonographic images interpreted along with a few color Doppler images. Excessive bowel gases limit adequate evaluation especially of the retroperitoneum. Liver: The liver is mildly enlarged in size spanning 17.70 cm craniocaudally. It is n... Read Full »