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Distended Gallbladder

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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What does well-distended gallbladder mean?

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 »


Dr. Kulkarni Rahul Suresh

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 »

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