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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Surgery: Have your gallbladder removed. In the meantime, avoid fatty and very rich foods and see your doctor soon for treatment.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See below: Gallstones can cause mild symptoms such as upper abdominal gas bloating and pressure discomfort after eating. Sometimes there can be more pain in the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
No: Not likely. Gallbladder symptoms are upper and right upper abdominal discomfort.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
No.: About 1/3 of the time, people will feel the most intense pain in the upper middle abdomen or lower chest. In fact, it is not uncommon to mistake a ga ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Wolff
11 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Pain from gallstones can be a bit tricky. It can by dull or sharp, in the right upper portion of the abdomen or in the middle upper portion. Complica ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not the best: choice, especially after childbirth. Starvation is a very poor option. Avoid fried, fatty, greasy foods. Eat healthy fruits & vegetables and small ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Popowich
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Not positional: You might feel better with your knees drawn up, but if you are having a gallbladder attack you should be evaluated. This can lead to cholecystitis and ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Sludge is a variant: form of stones. Instead of large globular stones, you have many small crystals, and yes, you can have that instead of or in addition to discreet "ston ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Most gallstones do not cause problems. But if they block a duct, they usually need treatment. When gallstones keep blocking a bile duct , you may ha ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends entirely: Upon degree and acuity of inflammation. Biliary colic can be intermittent, but it usually lasts 6-8 hours. If gallbladder becomes acutely infected a ... Read More

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