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Biliary complication, gall bladder removed - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i had my gahl bladder removed june of 2009 and they placed a stent in because my bile duct was too swollen or inflammed to patch up or something, i was suppose to go back in 6 weeks later to get it removed and i never have, is that bad? and today almost 2 years later ive been having server back pain and right underneath my chest ive been having pain, could that be cause by not getting my stent removed?
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Doctor :   Pls. give me few seconds to go through your query.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I have gone through
Doctor :   May I ask you a few questions pertaining to your query ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   May I know your age please ?
User :   20
Doctor :   and gender ?
User :   female
Doctor :   May I know your weight and BMI ?
User :   i weigh about 220 and im unsure of BMI
Doctor :   How are your lipid profiles in the last two years ?
User :   whats that, sorry?
Doctor :   Please let me know your height and I shall calculate your BMI and pls. do specify your weight if it is in pounds ?
User :   i am 5'7
Doctor :   Lipid profile is S.Cholesterol,triglycerides,LDL,VLDL,HDL.
Doctor :   oK.
User :   yes 220 lbs
User :   im sure my lipid profiles have been good
Doctor :   Ok, That is encouraging and good to know.
Doctor :   Do oyu have any other symptom like headache,dizziness or vomiting, breathlessness User :   no just been super tired
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Stent removal might be one cause but is the pain acute ?
Doctor :   Sudden in origin ?
Doctor :   And increasing with palpation or is it tender ?
User :   no sometimes it hurts so bad to move, the only time it doesnt hurt is when im asleep andunaware. but when i wake up and move it hurts, and after i eat i get bad back pain
User :   its usually sudden
Doctor :   Since when are you facing this problem ?
Doctor :   And how much time does it last ?
User :   for the last couple months ive ignored it before because it was acute and would go away quick if i layed down like i just ate too much feelin with a sharp pain and it started coming back worse and more painful
User :   and today it last 3 hours
User :   and went away
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I it totally unrelated to physical exertion ?
Doctor :   Can we rule out that /
Doctor :   ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have itching all over the body or yellowish discoloration ?
User :   just once in awhile my arms itch or my stomach but no yellowish coloration that ive noticed
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please follow the following steps immediately : Doctor :   1. Seek an appointment with Gastro or the surgeon who previously operated upon you .
Doctor :   2.Tab.Advil daily thrice
Doctor :   3. Ultrasound immediately to see the exact problem.
Doctor :   4. S.Creatinine and bilirubin tetss immediately.
Doctor :   Please follow these steps immediately and do not delay it can lead to Sepsis and liver complications.
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   5.Pleae do take low fatty diet and only fruits and juices to decrease load on liver and gall bladder.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care, bye for now.
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