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Gallbladder distention

I just recently had an ultrasound done on my gallbladder that showed I had a lot of gas in my upper abdomen and it showed i had no stones but that i did look distended.  Is this normal?  I have been experiencing pain and nausea everyday before and after I eat.  This has been going on for a couple weeks now.  The original pain was so bad it sent me to the emergency room.  I had a CT scan done which came back normal, but didn't say anything about my gallbladder.  No sure what this means and would appreciate any advice thank you.
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Although this could represent gallbladder disease the acute presentation would be more consistent with an infectious gastroenteritis with some associated dysfunction. If the symptoms persist or recur a HIDA with CCK could be obtained to test the function of your gallbladder. This test is less reliable in the acute setting though.
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