Liver and Gallbladder

High GGT Levels, Abnormal Liver Enzyme Test, No Alcohol

HammondN Asked : I went for number of blood tests for insurance purposes recently and everything was normal except my liver enzyme. The insurance company informed me that I was rejected due to an elevated GGT. From what I understand this could be linked to alcohol consumption and liver disease but I no longer drink alcohol >> Read More ...

Gallbladder Pain and Other Symptoms of Gallbladder Disease

Characteristics of Gallbladder Pain Pain arising from the gallbladder or bile ducts usually appears below the right lower rib, 3-5 inches (7-12 cm) from the vertical mid-line. It may spread into the right lower or upper back, shoulder blade or shoulder. Other causes of right upper abdominal pain are liver, right kidney, >> Read More ...

Stomach Disorders – Available Tests and Investigations

Diagnosis of Stomach (Abdominal) Disorders If you have stomach problems, you can check a medical history questionnaire to prepare yourself for appointment with yourdoctor. After listening your symptoms and performing physical examination, your doctor may suggest you to have additional investigations. It may save >> Read More ...

White Gallbladder Diarrhea and Green Bile Salts Diarrhea

Normally, bile that is produced in the liver, is temporarily stored in the gallbladder. From here the bile is secreted into the duodenum (small intestine) during digestion. It is mainly secreted when there are fats in the gut, like after a fatty meal. Bile emulsifies fat globules, which means that it breaks it down into >> Read More ...
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