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can gall bladder problems cause stomach pain

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience in General Surgery
Yes, epigastric pain: The most common pain due to gallbladder disease is epigastric, usually associated also with RUQ pain. However, it can stand alone as the only symptom. ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Different ones: Stomach ulcer symptoms are made worse by lack of food in the stomach & made worse with alcohol, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc. Often eating some food improv ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Gaseous: Is your gall bladder removed? To prevent gas build up, take simethicone 1/2 hours after meals. To break down gas bubbles, drink warm water and apply a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Go back to surgeon: It is not uncommon to have some mild indigestion and fatty-food intolerance+/-diarrhea for a few weeks after gallbladder surgery. However, severe pain ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Kidney: Possible, like kidney infection or advanced renamed failure, also treatments for these like antibiotics and dialysis could be factors.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience in General Surgery
Never: The two issues are not related.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
No: Two different entities causing RUQ pain
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience in General Surgery
Possibly: If you mean bloated with gas that is a possibility. Sometimes gallbladder dysfunction can lead to difficulty digesting fats which may leave you gassy ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: An inguinal hernia is a hole in the muscle layers of the abdominal wall which allows a sac of the abdominal lining to come through it. That sac is op ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Endometriosis can get on the bladder and cause bladder pain and painful urination. Interstitial cystitis (ic) can also cause those symptoms. So someti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Yes : Symptomatic kidney stones can present in various ways. They commonly present with severe pain on the side of the abdomen (flank region). Gi symptoms s ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
See below: I am not sure i understand your question. You have gallbladder "disease" without gallstones? Are you diagnosed with biliary dyskinesia (low function g ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Shaw
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Yes: Any abdominal infection may irritate the intestines and cause a sensation of bloating.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Yes.: Gallbladder pain is typically localized to the right upper- or midline abdomen, but can occasionally feel like it is coming from the lower mid chest. ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Among other causes: excessive gas has many potential causess, , ranging from liver disease, pancreatic problems, inflammatory bowel disease and a host of others. While O ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
YES, UTI=lower pain: Cystitis (bladder infection or uti) usually causes lower abdomen pain or 'spasms'. If the pain migrates to mid-back (one side) then a kidney infectio ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Highly unlikely
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
No: All GI complaints mentioned are totally unrelated to a stomach ulcer. The latter produces upper midline abdominal pain relieved by food or antiacids ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, sometimes. Endometriosis can cause many symptoms including pelvic pain, pain with sex, and irregular stomach grumbling and intestinal movement.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience in Family Medicine
Upper abdomen, maybe: If you mean like right under your ribs, sure. Your colon starts down low on your right, goes up under your diaphragm, across the top then down. So you ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe: Many things can cause abdominal bloating. Bad diet, constipation, gastritis, gallbladder, etc. Gallbladder problem like gallstones can cause upper abd ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Stomach ulcers can be very serous and require md evaluation and treatment stomach ulcers can cause life threatening bleeding or rarely be due to canc ... Read More

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