A 17-year-old male asked:
My gallbladder ejection fraction is only 15%. would this cause me nausea and constipation?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Possible: A low gallbladder ejection fraction suggests gallbladder disease, likely chronic cholecystitis. Gallbladder disease commonly causes nausea. Pain with altered digestion due to the gallbladder disease could cause constipation as well. Sometimes cholecystitis heals on its own (i've seen it) but surgery is commonly required for this conditon. Talk with your doc.
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Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Yes: An ejection fraction of 15% usually means gall bladder disease. Symptoms of gall bladder disease include nausea, constipation, pain or tenderness under the rib cage on the right side,
pain between shoulder blades,
stools light or chalky colored, fatty stools
indigestion after eating especially fatty or greasy foods, bloating, gas, burping or belching , fullness, diarrhea and even headaches.
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Nuclear Medicine 21 years experience
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Last updated Mar 16, 2018
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