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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can problems in the gallbladder cause chest pain?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
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. In fact, it is not uncommon to be hospitalized for a suspected heart attack only to find that it is due to the gallbladder. This is not a diagnosis that can be made without testing; if you have chest pain, go to an emergency room.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Yes: Gall bladder disease can present as chest pain. May also cause right shoulder pain.
Last updated Jan 21, 2020


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