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Gall Bladder Stones

Gall bladder stones are hardened substance that remains deposited in the gall bladder. This condition is also called cholelithiasis. Gallbladder stones vary in size and number. Usually, gall bladder stones do not cause any symptoms, but if they cause, there will be a sudden pain in the right abdomen, back pain between shoulder blades, nausea, and vomiting. Patients having symptoms require gallbladder removal surgery.

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My USG reports show gallbladder stones and liver cysts. Help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a constant dull ache just below my ribs; sometimes, it becomes intolerable. I also have frequent burping and flatulence. My ultrasound reports show gallbladder stones of 2.5 millimeters and liver cysts of 4.5 millimeters. Should I go for surgery, or is there any medicinal treatme...  Read Full »


Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your case history and attached laboratory investigations (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your symptoms are not related to gallstones or liver cysts. There is no Inflammation within the gall bladder, so these are known as asympt...  Read Full »

What could be the reasons for dull aching pain in my right upper abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male with 185 cm tall and 75 kg weight. I have a constant feeling of discomfort (sometimes dull pain) in the stomach's right top quarter for around a month. I have gallstones for 14 years now (size up to 6 mm), and the doctor told me this is the root cause. But fro...  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many of the times, gallstones do not produce any symptoms unless they are big enough to obstruct the bile duct when they can cause sharp pain in the right upper part of the abdomen, especially after meals. They even do not cause any change in liver function tests, hence...  Read Full »

What is the recommended treatment for multiple gallstones with walled-off necrosis?

Query: Hello doctor, My present condition is multiple gallbladder stones (size 0.98 inch. identified before four months) and asymptomatic extra pancreatic walled off - necrosis (size as per USG 3.4*2 inches identified a month back). Complications include WON is abutting GB fundus. I had acute pancreatitis....  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do not worry. I will help you in this. First, I will tell you about gallbladder stones. So any gall bladder stones with history of pancreatitis or multiple gall stone should be removed. Laparosco...  Read Full »

How can I manage my stomach pain due to Gallstones?

Query: Hello doctor,I had stomach pain after which my report was confirmed as gallbladder stones. What is the further procedure? Please let me know all the details, including the cost.  Read Full »


Dr. Srinivas Morampudi

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. The mere presence of gall stones does not mean that your abdominal pain was from the gall bladder. Many people have gall bladder stones which do not give them any symptoms. When the gall bladder gets inflamed or when a gall bladder stones block the bile duct, yo...  Read Full »

I have nausea, acid reflux, fatigue, and weight loss. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 41 years old, male. I have symptoms of extreme nausea, acid reflux, fatigue, and weight loss. Ultrasound shows gallstone. I have enclosed the report. The doctor wants to do a HIDA scan and remove the gallbladder. Are my symptoms due to gallstone? Is there a substitute test for a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubin Dev Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, gallstones in itself require treatment. The only treatment for 10 mm size stone is surgery. Medication will not reduce it. Untreated gallstone at your age may lead to complications. Your second query regarding whether symptoms of acid reflux are associated wit...  Read Full »

My mom has chronic non-specific cholecystitis. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to take a second opinion about my mother. In her ultrasound, it was diagnosed that she had gall bladder stones. There was no pain but it was accidentally observed in the ultrasound. We waited for three years, but then, later on, one of my friend’s mother developed gall ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) I just need to reassure you that the surgery was done by a world class surgeon. Reply to your queries: No need to worry about non-specific cholecystitis. It is not a cancerous lesion. If ...  Read Full »

What is the action taken to manage silent and non-movable gallstones?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male. I got a bypass heart surgery 12 years ago. During that time, my gallbladder had multiple small stones, which were silent according to the doctor. The location and position of these stones were found static during regular ultrasound tests. Four years back, I consul...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The reports show chronic calculous cholecystitis. And as you do not have any symptoms like biliary colic or acute severe abdominal pain, it is asymptomatic chronic cholecystitis. ...  Read Full »

Can natural regimens resolve gallbladder stones?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife had a gallbladder attack last week. It was triggered by ice cream, dark chocolate chips, and syrup. The pain was mild at night and was triggered by ground beef. The attack was severe and required ER visit for pain relief. The pain resolved after taking rowachol, chanca piedra, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I am reviewing your case history and the files attached. I will get back to you in five to ten minutes. Thank you.  Read Full »

I have gallbladder carcinoma along with gallstones. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have gallbladder carcinoma along with gall stones. What treatment should I undergo? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Arshad Hussain Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The report shows a highly suspicious gall bladder mass. It is infiltrating nearby structures and obstructing bile at certain places. So an oncologist's assessme...  Read Full »

I have gas formation, constipation and gallstone. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old, height is 5.4 feet. Weight 123 pounds now. Three months ago weight was 126 pounds. Sleep six to seven hours. About two years ago, weight was 129 pounds. Blood pressure usually normal but sometimes low. I have a gas formation problem for about four years. Maximum time...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your three main concern is the weakness, gallstone, and gas problem. For weakness following workup can be done: Serum calcium level, serum sodium, potassium, serum TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) to rule out hypothyroidism, CBC (complete to check Hb level to rule o...  Read Full »

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