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Weak,bloated abdomen, pale stoools

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Weak,bloated abdomen, pale stoools
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

Jean

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi jean

Dr. Phil, MD :

nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

hold old are you?

Customer:

51

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

This is a sign that your gall bladder is not working

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need to go to see a doctor right away and have an ultrasound done

Customer:

I did about 3 weeks ago found polyps and fibroids

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need your gall bladder removed

Customer:

really?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes I believe so

Customer:

is this urgent?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes

Customer:

wow...would this make me weak?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes if it is bad and obstructed

Dr. Phil, MD :

what did the doctor say after your gall bladder ultrasound?

Customer:

ok.......................found polyps removed it for biopsy and identified fibroids but nothing else polys non-malignant

Dr. Phil, MD :

how could they remove polyps on a gall bladder ultrasound?

Dr. Phil, MD :

are you sure it was of your gall bladder?

Customer:

sorry I gave my symptoms and they suggested hysterio blah blah sorry don't know the name

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay that is your uterus

Dr. Phil, MD :

in your pelvis correct?

Dr. Phil, MD :

I am talking about your gall bladder

Dr. Phil, MD :

this is an organ next to your liver in the upper right quadrant

Customer:

nothing said about gb at all to me from doc

Dr. Phil, MD :

because they didn't look at it

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need an ultrasound of that area specifically

Dr. Phil, MD :

this is urgent though

Dr. Phil, MD :

I would go to A and E

Customer:

ok.....................I have been suffering for years

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay get that checked right away

Dr. Phil, MD :

i'm sorry you are suffering

Dr. Phil, MD :

any more questions Jean?

Customer:

just wanted to know finally what alerted you to gb so I can tell them

Dr. Phil, MD :

the bloated abdomen and the pale stools

Dr. Phil, MD :

bile makes stool brown

Dr. Phil, MD :

pale stools indicates a gall bladder obstruction

Customer:

got you thanks...........................and bye

Dr. Phil, MD :

wait

Customer:

ok

Dr. Phil, MD :

would you mind rating positive before leaving?

Dr. Phil, MD :

I greatly appreciate it

Customer:

did already

Dr. Phil, MD :

thank you :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

good luck!

Customer:

bye now

Dr. Phil, MD :

goodbye

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I appreciate the good rating.

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