A 45-year-old female asked:

Upper abdominal tenderness bloating pain in right side at times. had endoscopy a week ago have hiatus hernia bile reflux. it seems to be more constant?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Kowalski
Surgery 15 years experience
Need an ultrasound: While a hiatal hernia can cause some symptoms, there is a decent chance you have gallstones causing your symptoms. You should get an ultrasound of your right upper abdomen to determine if there are stones in your gallbladder. See your primary care provider to get a referral for an ultrasound. If you have gallstones, a cholecystectomy can help relieve the symptoms.
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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Ultrasound?: and additional blood testing for liver and pancreatic illness. The bloating and occasional right upper abdominal pain is suggestive of gallbladder disease and your case requires further evaluation if these tests have not been performed.
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Last updated May 27, 2019


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