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Severe, stabbing pain in the stomach and abdomen post gallbladder removal, no appendix, advised biliary tract ultrasound. Remedy?

i had my gallbladder removed in 2010 due to really sharp pains in my stomach, which they said i had major gallstones and blockage. well i am still having major pain and the no one can tell me what it is. they ruled out my appendix, and want me to go have a biliary tract ultrasound . what could be wrong with me, i can not get any answers from anyone. tyl9onal and ibprophen do not work for the pain and the doctors will not prescribe me anything saying they want to treat it not mask it whatever that means, but my pain is so bad at times i am literally bald up in a ball and can not breathe and feels like someone is taking sharp knifes and stabbing me in my right mid adomin and stomach ....what can i do for pain? please some one give me answers
Asked On : Fri, 18 May 2012
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Gastroenterologist, Surgical 's  Response
Dear ...!
Many thanks for the mail. I have gone through the details fo your mail and could grasp its contents.
The pain in your stomach may or maynot be related to your gall stone operation. The causes in relation to your operation may be a stone in the common bile duct, a narrowing of the CBD, a stone in the cystic duct remnant etcc... Cuases unrelated to the operation include, chronic pancreatitis, ulcer disease, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction etc.. Either way you need to have some definitve investgations before making a certain final diagnosis. Please see a gastroenterology physician and get going with the tests.

Answered: Fri, 18 May 2012
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General Surgeon Dr. Inderjeet Yadav's  Response
pain may be due to pancreatic duct obstruction or persistent stone in CBD or may be due to peptic ulcer. you can go for MRCP or biliary tract USG WITH UPPER GI ENDOSCOPY. MRCP is noninvasive technique to detect anomaly in CBD and pancreas.
Answered: Thu, 21 Jun 2012
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