A 32-year-old female asked:
Can gallbladder sludge and cyst on liver affect kidney because my lower back is hurting and starting to go towards front stomach?
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Breast Surgery 34 years experience
Referred pain: Gallbladder pain often radiates to the back and sometimes into the shoulder blade area. This pain is likely from your gallbladder problems and not related to your kidneys at all. Have the gallbladder removed and this pain should go away.
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Last updated Dec 19, 2018
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