Gallbladder Stone

Gallstones are formed in the gallbladder due to too much cholesterol in the bile or too much bilirubin in your bile or more concentration of bile. The symptoms include nausea, vomiting, dark urine, stomach pain, clay-colored stool, and indigestion.

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Kindly suggest a solution for gallstones.

Query: Hello doctor, Four days ago, I was admitted to the hospital with severe abdominal pain. I was given Oramorph, Codeine and Paracetamol. I was told that it was most likely a flare up of my gallbladder stones and that the pain would last for a maximum of 12 hours. I underwent an ultrasound scan the...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The nature and characteristics of abdominal pain suggest that it might be related to gallstones. Generally, such severe abdominal pain occurs in gallstones. If a small stone migrates into bile duct from the gallbladder or if the gallstone gets stuck in the narrowed part ...  Read Full »

What are the complications of leaving an asymptomatic gallstone untreated?

Query: Hi, I have one gallstone that is 18mm my common bile duct is 3mm , I have had this stone since 7 years and it was 12mm then so it’s grown , I have never had severe pain but i have positive Murphy’s sign and ultrasound has shown on and off mild wall thickening. I am terrified of surgery...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. Well I can very well understand your concern. Just look up in the list of indications for gall bladder due to stones. Stone with typical gall bladder pain. The typical gall bladder pain is moderate to severe intensity pain, that starts after meals, and remain for ...  Read Full »

Does it mandatory to get immediate surgery for gallstones?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend is having a gall bladder stone. We consulted few doctors, some are saying the immediate operation is needed otherwise it will be cancerous and some are saying no immediate action is required. She is having pain in her right side of the upper abdomen and also in the middle. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern about symptoms complex and ultrasound findings and whether surgery is the answer to your problem. Well, first of all, I want to clear that you do not have stones in the gallbladder. They are concretions. It is a medical term and they ar...  Read Full »

What are the ways to cure single gallstone?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a single gallstone. I am not facing any symptoms but about last week I felt a severe and intense pain in stomach and immediately to back which continues until I had an Decloyran injection. This pain did not spread over the abdomen. When we met the doctor he checked very carefull...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. So starting from answering your first question. The pain of twisting of veins is an strange term in itself. Why would veins twist around in a healthy young lady with no previous significant medical history. So I do not believe this. Second, the gall bladder is not r...  Read Full »

Is gallbladder removal necessary for gallstone problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I have aches on the right side of the upper and lower abdomen as well as in the back that is below my shoulder blade. These aches have got worse over time in the past seven months. My doctor informed me that I have gallstones and that is the cause of my aches and pains. He said that I sh...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the details posted. From the images posted (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there is mild distension of the gallbladder can be noted, but the exact size of the gallstone is not seen clearly. Kindly upload the official report of t...  Read Full »

Why did my doctor suggest gallbladder removal for right upper abdomen pain?

Query: Hi doctor, About a month ago, I experienced acute pain in my right upper abdomen and that radiated to my back. It happened after I had a high fat meal that night. The pain lasted for hours and continued as a dull ache for the next week. I made an appointment with a gastroenterologist and he advised ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Such description of pain is usually seen in the gallbladder issues as well as acid reflux disease. There is no point in taking a second opinion from a gastroenterologist as he would suggest the same. Actually, his suggestion is right. However, If ...  Read Full »

How fast will be the recovery in laparoscopic removal of gallstones in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 60 years old and suffering from diabetes for the past one year. Recently we came to know that he has gallstone and also that he has Tuberculosis in the lungs. His sugar level is 193 mg/dL. He is on regular medicines and not on insulin. He has lost his weight, a lot. Curre...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned, he is having multiple problems. If it is an emergency removal of gall stone, then he needs respiratory clearance because he is having pulmonary TB (Tuberculosis). You have not mentioned the size and number of the gallstones and is he is having sympt...  Read Full »

My reports showed thick-walled, sludge-filled gallbladder. Kindly advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old girl, weighing 151 pounds. I had gallbladder disease. I got to know three months back. The reports showed a thick-walled, non-functioning and sludge-filled gallbladder. The size of the gallbladder is 5.1×2.2 mm. I got my tests done again last month and it says that the...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had sludge in the gallbladder and now it is not seen. In gallbladder disease, symptoms are more important. So, if you do not have any symptoms then there is nothing to worry. But if you have symptoms, then I would like to repeat ultrasound after few months. Sludg...  Read Full »

My CT scan reported multiple cysts in gallbladder. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor, Suddenly, I had an intense stomach pain. As per recommendation, I had a CT scan and other tests were carried out. It reported small multiple calculi with biliary sludge in the gallbladder. Jaundice is also high. My stomach pain, headache, body pain and vomiting is happening regularly. I h...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the details posted. The problem you are suffering from is called acute calculous cholecystitis, where gallbladder has stones and gets inflamed along with hepatitis. As the stones are multiple, you may also suffer from pancreatitis, which shou...  Read Full »

Why do I have a cool feeling in the throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. I do not smoke or drink. My weight is 185 lbs and height is 6'2". For the past few days, I have been experiencing something new. All of a sudden while lying down, I have experienced a sensation in my upper chest and throat that can only be described as a menthol ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you are suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or it could be laryngopharyngeal reflux disease (LPRD). The liquid syrups do not work greatly in these situations. To help you better, I need to know few details. Since when are...  Read Full »

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