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I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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A pancreatitis is also possible.
Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction is another possibility as you thought.
There is a possibility of a growth or obstruction at the opening of the sphincter of Oddi.
Definitely, you need the blood tests --liver function test, amylase, lipase first.
Then a CT scan with contrast should be considered if these enzyme levels are high.
ERCP or MRCP is the next step if CT scan is not diagnostic.
Follow a bland diet meanwhile.
You may consider going to the ER in this cases.
I had all those blood tests a few weeks ago. My blood tests were excellent.
When I did the liver flush (olive oil, Epsom salt, lemon juice) can it still pass stones even though I don't have a gallbladder?
That is unlikely.
So what could it be?
SOD is likely.
or a pancreatic duct obstruction.
from a growth or stenosis.