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Diet for a Blocked Bile Duct

Upper abdominal pain can be a symptom of any number of different things, but if it's accompanied by yellowing of the skin, dark urine and pale poop,...

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Anatomy of the extrahepatic bile ducts; drawing shows the liver, right and left hepatic ducts, gallbladder, cystic duct, common hepatic duct (hilum region), common bile duct (distal region), extrahepatic bile duct, pancreas, and small intestine. An inset shows the liver, bile ducts, and gallbladder.

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Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a slow, progressive disease. Once diagnosed, treatment is directed at managing symptoms and opening narrowed bile ducts. A great deal of research is underway aimed at preventing damage to the bile ducts, improving symptoms and prolonging life. By working closely with the physician, there is good reason to expect a favorable long-term outlook.

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Liver-gallbladder-pancreas & digestion: One of the functions of the liver is to produce bile. Bile is important for the digestion of food. The liver makes bile, sends it through the hepatic duct to the gallbladder, who then sends it to the bile duct to the duodenum where it meets the food and is used for digestion. Makes sense right? Different things can block the bile ducts - inflammation, benign growths, and cancer. Stones in the gallbladder can slip into the bile ducts and block it as…

High Levels of Alkaline Phosphatase & Pancreatitis

The pancreas secretes digestive enzymes through the pancreatic duct. Digestive enzymes mix with bile from the gallbladder to digest food. Acute pancreatitis, most often occurs when gallstones lodge in the common bile duct, the duct that connects the liver, gallbladder and pancreas to the small intestine. Blockage in the common bile duct can cause...

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It’s been about eight months since I had my gallbladder and bile duct removed. The first couple of weeks of recovery were rough, but since then, I’ve healed up well and it’s barel…

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Diet for a Blocked Bile Duct