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Biliary colic

Biliary colic: Introduction

Biliary colic: Colicky pain as a result of gallstones blocking the gallbladder. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Biliary colic is available below.

Symptoms of Biliary colic

Treatments for Biliary colic

  • Analgesia
  • Anti-emetics - for associated nausea and vomiting
  • Bowel rest - clear fluids or intravenous fluids and nil by mouth if pain is recurrent or ongoing
  • more treatments...»

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Biliary colic: Complications

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Causes of Biliary colic

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Biliary colic: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Biliary colic

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's more »

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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are more »

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Biliary colic: Rare Types

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Definitions of Biliary colic:

Presence or formation of GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, usually in the gallbladder (CHOLECYSTOLITHIASIS) or the common bile duct (CHOLEDOCHOLITHIASIS). - (Source - Diseases Database)


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