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A 19-year-old female asked:

can gallstones cause abdomen tenderness , & rib to feel swollen & feel bruised & stabbing pain ? also can you feel it swollen ?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
It may: Gall stones can possibly block the duct and cause pain which can be referred to the rib area, and swelling of the abdominal area in the mid-epigastric and the right upper quadrant. Get eval if you have these symptoms with known gall stones. Best wishes.

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Last updated Jan 30, 2015

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