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Episodes of severe upper abdominal pain

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I have been getting episodes of severe upper abdominal pain. I just had a hida scan performed which showed my ejection fraction to be 26%. I also had an upper GI done that showed my stomach refluxes. Are these related? Will my doctor recommend getting my gall bladder removed?

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replied September 18th, 2010
Gallbladder Disease Answer A16187
Welcome to the forum. I am really glad to help you out.

The HIDA scan does show a decreased secretion from the gall bladder. As you have mentioned that you have pain in the abdomen, this means you have symptomatic gall bladder disease.

In such a scenario, the usual recommended treatment is a surgical removal of the gall bladder. I’ll suggest consulting a surgeon for the same. I sincerely hope this helps. Take care.

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