A 46-year-old female asked:
if a diseased gallbladder is not contracting, why does this produce pain?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
Due to infections: Recurrent infection causes the damage to the mucosa and muscle wall of gall bladder, resulting pain , also it will not contract , looses normal absorption function, in time stones will be formed.
General Surgery 35 years experience
Cramping: The gallbladder isn't working so the smooth muscles contract. It will be worse with fatty foods. See a surgeon.
Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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