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Diagnostic Tests for Gall bladder symptoms

Diagnostic Test list for Gall bladder symptoms:

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Gall bladder symptoms includes:

  • Physical examination
    • Temperature (may suggest acute cholecystitis or acute cholangitis)
    • Inspect for jaundice (suggests gallstones in the common bile duct, cancer of the bile ducts, cholangitis or post-surgical biliary stricture)
    • Abdominal examination looking for tenderness in the right upper abdomen and occasionally a palpable gallbladder
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count
    • Serum Bilirubin and liver function tests
  • Urine tests
    • Urinalysis for bilirubin
  • Radiological tests
    • Gallbladder ultrasound
    • Liver ultrasound or CT scan to detect dilated bile ducts if suspect obstruction of the bile ducts
    • Oral Cholecystogram, if the results of the gallbladder ultrasound are uncertain
    • ERCP, if still suspect gallstones and gallbladder ultrasound and oral Cholecystogram are normal
    • Chest X-Ray may be required to rule out heart and lung disease
  • ECG may be required to rule out heart disease

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Gall bladder symptoms causes:

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Gall bladder symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Gall bladder symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Gall bladder symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Gall bladder symptoms' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.

 

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