I went to get a HIDA scan on Friday and it was very painful. Is that normal ? It could have been compared to child birth. It actually felt like some one was inside of me twisting and stabbing my abdomin. It was absolutly terrible. What I would like to know is that normal? And what does it usually mean?
Current medical treatment: I have been to several docs and I was sent to a specialist and he had me get a HIDA scan.
A HIDA scan is usually not painful. You probably had strong contractions of the gallbladder muscles. A HIDA scan measures the gallbladderâs ejection fraction and serves to evaluate gallbladder function. A HIDA scan is usually used to diagnose functional disorders of the gallbladder. An abdominal ultrasound and CT-scan can help to visualize the gallbladderâs anatomic structure.
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