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Can gallbladder cause headache. Headache above eyes forehead top of head.Not terrible.Just really nagging...Upper backache, nausea, 33% hida scan..

Can  gallbladder cause headache. Headache above eyes forehead top of head.Not terrible.Just really nagging...Upper backache, nausea,  33% hida scan..

GALL BLADDER: This is a storage vessel for the bile and if infected or blocked can cause many symptoms, most of which cause pain in the right upper abdomen. The sxs you explain are commonly associated with sinus issues and a hida scan is very non-specific except with the extreme findings. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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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


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Temp is 96.8. pounding headache, pain in ab on right, gallbladder removed 1 yr ago. been taking turmeric 1 tsp 2x day. is cause of sym or just a bug?

Temp is 96.8. pounding headache, pain in ab on right, gallbladder removed 1 yr ago. been taking turmeric  1 tsp 2x day. is cause of sym or just a bug?

Tumeric not likely: There is obviously something else going on not related to your gallbladder. I suggest you contact your Dr. You might want to tell him why you are on turmeric. ...Read more

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I have gallbladder with 0% ejection fraction and no stones and constant pain below rib , which is tolerable, can this cause dizziness and headache?

I have gallbladder with 0% ejection fraction and no stones and constant pain below rib , which is tolerable, can this  cause dizziness and headache?

Gallbladder: Symptoms from a gallbladder condition are upper abdominal pains or pressure bloating after eating with nausea & sometimes vomiting. Dizziness & headaches by themselves would not be expected to be gallbladder related. An isolated hida scan finding without other identifiable gallbladder symptoms may not have much clinical meaning. ...Read more

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What could cause headaches,muscle and joint pain and dull pain in upper adomainal where gallbladder and liver but its not a constant pain ?

What could cause headaches,muscle and joint pain and dull pain in upper adomainal where gallbladder and liver but its not a constant pain ?

A virus: Viral infection are one of the most common causes for your symptoms. If this is a long term problem, see a doctor and have an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have gallbladder disease w/50% ejection fraction? Hidascan w/cck caused same pain i have. Constant upper right quad pain, nausea increases with exercise, headaches above right eye

Is it possible to have gallbladder disease w/50% ejection fraction? Hidascan w/cck caused same pain i have.  Constant upper right quad pain, nausea increases with exercise, headaches above right eye

Maybe not...: Hida scans measure several things--uptake ; excretion of hida by liver, gallbladder function, ductal patency/ function. Cck is given to stimulate gallbladder contraction--mimicking food entering the duodenum from stomach. If the gallbladder has a sluggish ejection fraction (ef. ...Read more

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Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

Can a dysfunctional gallbladder cause constant dizziness or lightheadedness, chronic headaches (esp. Behind eyes and ears) and sensitivity to light?

Gallbladder: Biliary dyskinesia is the name for a dysfunctional gallbladder. It can be associate with vague, intermittent abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, often associated with meals. It rarely hospitalized patients. It is diagnosed by functional studies of the gallbladder. Often called a hida scan. It would not be associated with chronic headaches or dizziness unless you are becoming dehydrated. ...Read more

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My gallbladder or liver is throbing and hurting. I feel nauseous, have persistent headaches, and constantly exhausted. What do I do?

My gallbladder or liver is throbing and hurting. I feel nauseous, have persistent headaches, and constantly exhausted. What do I do?

See a physician: Gallstones are a common condition which can lead to pain in the abdomen associated with nausea. If this is the case, a cholecystectomy (surgical removal of the gallbladder) may need to be done, so see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Please help i don't want to die not diagnosed.After being in hospital with gallbladder removal i feel terrible headaches meningitis style?

Please help i don't want to die not diagnosed.After being in hospital with gallbladder removal i feel terrible headaches meningitis style?

See the doctor: If you are feeling that bad you should go get checked immediately. That said, you need to investigate the type of anesthesia that was used for your surgery. Spinal anesthesia can cause severe headaches. This is used on occasion for laparoscopic gallbladder removal. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Austina Cho
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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