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What are the causes of the gallbladder to become painful?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Usually stones: But sometimes it can become inflamed without stones, in a condition called acalculous cholecystitis. But other causes can be mistaken for gallbladder pain, such as ulcers, kidney stones, or even intestinal cancer, so have your doctor take a look at you.
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