I have had blood tests, HIDA scan, and ultrasounds done and they've come back completely normal. I started experiencing the pain almost a year and half ago and my tests were somewhat different. I went to the GI and she sent me for blood tests and ultrasounds. The ultrasound the first time showed that I have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and my blood work the first time around showed a abnormal LFT and c-reactive protein and little thickening of the gallbladder wall. She told me she was still convinced it was my gallbladder and wanted me to see a surgeon, being young at the time I danced around the idea and tried to see if I could wait it out. I have finally gotten to the point where I can't wait it out. I had a CT scan to make sure everything else looked normal and it came back normal (thank God) and the ultrasound was normal and blood work came back normal. My nurse practitioner who also had her GB taken out sent me to the ER when I came into her office because I was in so much pain. I went to the ER and they gave me Dilaudid and more blood work which came back normal and an ultrasound which came back normal (I knew it would). They ended up keeping me overnight and sent me in the morning for a HIDA scan, of course that comes back normal, but when they injected the CCK I was in the worst pain of my life and felt so nauseated. The nuclear medicine tech who was doing the test looked me in the eye and said "I know I'm not a doctor, but I've been doing this for the past twenty years and I've never seen someone's gallbladder contract like this or produce this much bile on the screen before. I think your gallbladder is working horribly." Of course the two resident surgeons and attending say I don't need my gallbladder taken out and the pain is coming from somewhere else. I, of course, was annoyed after a year and a half of this pain and yelled at them. I decided to go home in pain because I wasn't going to be treated the way I was treated by them. The a month later still in pain... I go to Disney World with my family and end up in the emergency room there. I see a GI doctor in the ER there and he is also convinced it's my gallbladder and tells me I have functional gallbladder disease and when I get home to see my nurse practitioner again and get a new referral for a GI. I end up once again in the ER and I see another set of GI doctors in the ER and they're also convinced it's my GB, but since it's not an emergency the surgeons on-call won't bring me into the OR and will just treat me with pain medicine. Again, I leave. I go back to my NP and she gives me a referral for a surgeon who she knows and use to work with and also has done surgery on my own family members. I've been having pain in my upper right hand side of my stomach, nausea, pain that shoots up my back and into my shoulders and I have chills and it feels like a heart attack. The pain is always worse at night and I can't get it to stop. I try changing positions and using the bathroom, but nothing helps. I've taken everything over the counter to try and help with the pain and everything prescription, but nothing is working. I've been passing stones in my stool and my stool has been green and white. It's been horrible. I see the surgeon on Tuesday and I hope because he comes highly recommend and I've been told he's very nice and listens, ect, this surgeon will get rid of this gallbladder and listen.