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Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

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Dr. Marc Neff
Specializes in General Surgery
Gallbladder: Biliary dyskinesia is the name for a dysfunctional gallbladder. It can be associate with vague, intermittent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, often associated with meals. It rarely hospitalized patients. It is diagnosed by functional studies of the gallbladder. Often called a hida scan. It would not be associated with chronic headaches or dizziness unless you are becoming dehydrated.

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Last updated May 13, 2021

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