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pain under the right ribcage should be checked for gall bladder inflammation.
you should get a gall bladder ultrasound to check for gall stones and inflammation of the gall bladder.
if you have oils floating in the toilet, you are having bowel malabsorption problems.
this can be from your gall bladder not working or your pancreas not producing pancreatic enzymes or possibly bowel inflammation from colitis or bowel allergies like glutten allergies (celiac spruce disorder)
I think you need to see a GI specialist and get a colonoscopy.
how old are you?
I am 35 years old and a female. They have odered colonoscopy but not sure when, pain is too much
I have been tested for gallstones not sure about gall bladder inflammation
you need a gall bladder ultrasound to check your gall bladder
and a HIDA gall bladder scan.
a GI doctor can arrange these for you
or your primary care doctor.
they told me pancrease is ok but the stoold are like paste, difficult to flush
this could be due to irritable bowels
taking a probiotic daily and eating yogurt daily can help your stools be better formed.
also taking in more fiber like with metamucil psyllium fiber supplements can help as well.
worried about taking dairy foods for acid was burning my mouth and anal area
probiotics pills are non dairy.
lanzoprazole can help decrease stomach acid.
avoiding alcohol, spicy foods, fried foods, tomato sauces, black pepper, sodas, can also help decrease stomach acid.
Ok have been avoiding foods that promote acid production in tummy and have gone for celiac diets
that is good.
are you willing to try adding extra fiber and probiotics into your diet to see if that helps?
do you have any other questions?
Malabsorption may be the problem because they always find me dehydrated though I drink a lot of water. I do not know if this has to do with adrenalin or other issues. They also found ketones in my urine though I am not on fasting or weight loss program. I am including fibre to help out as I wait my fate
sounds like you need a colonoscopy.
ask your doctor for a stool fat analysis as well.
they can check the fat content of your stool which should be close to zero.
if you are loosing fat in your stool, then this can be a sign of malabsorption.
Can malabsoprtion be corrected??
depends on what is causing it.
do you have other questions?
Can inflammation of the bowel cause malabsoption?
colitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease all can cause malabsorption.
Thanks, ***** ***** sudden and never been sick before
you are welcome
I hope you get better
I hope those test results get you somewhere.
best of luck to you
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Can it happen sudden
yes, bowel inflammation can happen suddenly.
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