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Can gallbladder problems cause shortness of breath? How and why?

Can gallbladder problems cause shortness of breath? How and why?

Many reasons: Severe irritation of the right upper quadrant of the abdomen can cause irritation that passes through the diaphragm causing fluid collections in the lung. Other times the pain can actually take your breath away. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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I get sharp pains in bladder/ureter when I have shortness of breath/mental confusion/tingling of skin? Can kidney/ureter/bladder stones cause this?

I get sharp pains in bladder/ureter when I have shortness of breath/mental confusion/tingling of skin? Can kidney/ureter/bladder stones cause this?

Something is Wrong: This question sounds like two or three different questions. It does not come together to one specific or obvious problem. But, the symptoms are not to be ignored and I would recommend a full evaluation in person with your trusted medical advisor. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath 7 weeks after gallbladder removal. Er tests show everything is fine. This has been everyday all day long. No pain.?

No you should see: Your own doctor to find the cause of your shortness of breath, by various tests, treat you and follow the instructions. Speak to your doctor what is causing your shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Pressure under right ribcage making it hard to keep breath controlled while sitting. Gall bladder removed 4 mos ago and now symptoms are back???

Pressure under right ribcage making it hard to keep breath controlled while sitting. Gall bladder removed 4 mos ago and now symptoms are back???

You need: To be seen if your pain is that bad. You may have a retained gallstone causing the pain or pancreatitis. This is something I would recommend you be sen for tonight. ...Read more

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I had my gall bladder removed 9 days ago and every time I take a deep breath I get a very bad pain in my back where my kidney is on the right sidewhat?

I had my gall bladder removed 9 days ago and every time I take a deep breath I get a very bad pain in my back where my kidney is on the right sidewhat?

Common: The gb is attached to the liver which sits next to the diaphragm. Inflammation in this area is common after gb surgery. Irritation of the diaphragm can cause the pain you are describing. If it gets worse and/or is associated with fever, please see your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have upper back pain (left and right) when I breath in or sneeze. What could this be? Gall bladder?

I have upper back pain (left and right) when I breath in or sneeze. What could this be? Gall bladder?

Ribs or lungs: See your doctor for evaluation. Usually gallbladder related issues are associated with food eaten, not sneezing or breathing. ...Read more

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Having pain after gall bladder surgery, sharp pain in upper abdomen when I take a deep breath, had ct, hida scan & chest xray done, can't find anything?

Having pain after gall bladder surgery, sharp pain in upper abdomen when I take a deep breath, had ct, hida scan & chest xray done, can't find anything?

Be patient: If it is early post surgery, that kind of pain can be due to some fluid or a small amount of blood in the surgical area. If so this will clear up. The tests you had should eliminate the more serious post operative problems, such as pulmonary embolism, bile leak or bike duct injury. As always, if the pain persists, go see your surgeon again. ...Read more

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Moderate to severe Shortness of breath. Severe Chest pain. Severe Upper abdomen pain. What could this mean? Should I be concerned?

Anxiety: Symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include nausea, sob, insomnia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Correction:pain near left collarbone and left side of upper abdomen below breast, shortness of breath, chills BP normal?

Correction:pain near left collarbone and left side of upper abdomen below breast, shortness of breath, chills BP normal?

Didn't catch your: Earlier question. Chest pain, shortness of breath, chills - I would seek medical evaluation. If you have any significant difficulty breathing you need to be seen emergently. Take care. ...Read more

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Symptoms: shortness of breath, muscle twitching everywhere, chest pressure, upper abdomen pulses. My cardiologist thinks its nothing. What should I do?

Symptoms: shortness of breath, muscle twitching everywhere, chest pressure, upper abdomen pulses. My cardiologist thinks its nothing. What should I do?

Trust him: Your cardiologist spent 9-10 years training to know when things were important and when they were not. And in general, physicians tend to practice conservatively so as not to miss anything. For these reasons, the fact that you are a young male, and the nature of your symptoms (which sound like anxiety). I suspect they are right. If you don't trust them get another opinion. ...Read more

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How can heart disease cause shortness of breath?

How can heart disease cause shortness of breath?

CAD: When the heart doesn't get enough blood flow it malfunctions raising the pressure in the lungs which causes increased work of breathing which produces the sensation of shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What disease would cause shortness of breath?

What disease would cause shortness of breath?

Short of breath: There are many diseases that cause shortness of breath from anemia, lung disease, or heart disease, or just deconditioning. You need a doctor evaluation to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Does coronary artery disease always cause shortness of breath?

Does coronary artery disease always cause shortness of breath?

Yes: Coronary artery disease, angina, and heart attack are a continuum of a process.
With these congestion f the lungs can occur, or blood clots can embolize, or cardiac output can be reduced.
All affect oxygen delivery and feeling of shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What kinds of diseases can cause shortness of breath, besides heart related and blood clot issues?

What kinds of diseases can cause shortness of breath, besides heart related and blood clot issues?

Many: Shortness of breath (sob) can be a symptom of many conditions other than heart and blood clot issues. Pulmonary conditions are a major example, . ..Asthma, reactive airway disease, copd, bronchitis, pneumonia, etc, anxiety can even cause sob. If you're sob, see a dr. For an eval and work up. (if you smoke, stop). Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more