A 31-year-old female asked:
My gallbladder has been acting up for the past two weeks. it's to the point that if i eat it gets very inflamed, to the point i look about 6/7 months pregnant. i haven't had a bowel movement in over a week. tonight i was in severe pain and went to the res
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Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Constipation: Your constipation is causing also most of the damage. Your message got cut, but you will definitely get some relief with a bowel movement. Prune juice, eating a ripe pear followed by lots of water may help. Alternatively you may need to start over the counter Senna and stay on it for good few days. If you are aware already of having gallbladder issues make sure you connect with your physician.
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