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A 31-year-old male asked:

Can gallbladder problems cause shortness of breath? how and why?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Many reasons: Severe irritation of the right upper quadrant of the abdomen can cause irritation that passes through the diaphragm causing fluid collections in the lung. Other times the pain can actually take your breath away.

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Does gallbladder problems cause tiredness?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Gallbladder stone remains the most common condition related with its inflammation / infection. Itself if asymptomatic may not be a serious health issue, but its common underlying conditions such as metabolic syndromes with obesity, DM, hypertension, poor circulation, etc. with multiple drug use / inactivity are the real problem affecting the patients' general well-being and vitality. So, see Doc..
Last updated Jul 14, 2018


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