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17 year old having severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting. Done x-ray, endoscopy and colonoscopy. HIDA scan showing Mastocytosis. Need surgery?

My daughter has been having severe abdominal pain , nausea , throwing up, etc. for about a year and a half. She has been through so many test (ultrasounds, extreme amount of blood work, xrays, endiscopy, colonoscopy (which found she has Mastocytosis---which she is now on meds for) and recently had the hida scan done. Her percentage was ejection fraction was 85%. Her GI doc says this is normal, but after reading throughout the internet, I have read that is high and she has an overactive gallbladder, and she should have it removed. She is 17 years old. Your thoughts, please.
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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I would not remove a gallbladder in a 17 yo simply for a HIDA scan showing an EF of 85% without ruling the more common GI and GYN causes for abdominal pain in this age group.
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