A 29-year-old male asked:
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gallbladder ef 12%, no gallstones, but symptoms: extreme burping, food intolerance (nausea/gas), pressure/poking under rib rib. should i remove it?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Your gallbladder is barely functioning and it is not going to improved. Your best chance to relieve your symptoms is to have it removed.
Answered on Mar 15, 2019
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