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A 38-year-old member asked:

might gall stones cause bowel issues?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Generally not: But I do not know what bowel issues you mean. Gallstone symptoms are usually upper abdominal discomfort and nausea a few hours after eating. Sometimes vomiting. Usually bowel function is normal. Diarrhea or constipatuon isuues are generally not related to gallstones.

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Last updated May 28, 2013

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