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Dr Bob: Continuing the conversation re: gallbladder. I've

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Dr Bob:Continuing the conversation re: gallbladder. I've found eating pizza helps, like it fills my stomach. Does that tell you anything? Lots of rumbling when I eat.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

Gastritis and peptic ulcers often feel better with eating (and worse when the stomach is empty). GB symptoms usually worsen with greasy foods like pizza.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Also, I noticed I have more sinus drainage. Sounds odd but there seems to be a connection
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Can gastritis discomfort radiate to the back? It bothered me a week ago, resolved for four days and then came back yesterday.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Are you familiar with the Sculpsure treatment? I'm scheduled to have it done tomorrow. If I feel better in the morning, is there any reason I shouldn't have it done?
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

ulcers and pancreatitis tend to radiate into the should be fine if you're feeling better.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I'm thinking if I have pancreatitis I would not be able to eat, correct?
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

that depends on how severe it is...with a mild, indolent case you might be able to eat okay.

i would suggest you see your doctor about might need an upper GI or endoscopy to diagnose what is causing these symptoms.

Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

it's better than guessing... :-)

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok thanks
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Am okay to travel?
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

Bring some maalox with you.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Will do. Would you have bowel rumblings noises with a gallbladder issue?
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

Usually it's bloating and distension.