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Last year I was told I have gallstones, do gallstones cause nausea?

Last year I was told I have gallstones, do gallstones cause nausea?

Yes they can: Gallstones can cause a variety of upper abdominal bloating, pressure, & discomforts. Nausea is a common symptom, especially a few hours after eating. Vomiting and severe upper abdomen pain can occur too. Nausea can also come from other conditions such as stomach irritation, gastritis, ulcers, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones are stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


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Do gallstones cause nausea and loss of appetite?

Do gallstones cause nausea and loss of appetite?

Yes: Gallstones may cause cholecyctitis, which is an inflammation of the gallbladder. Because of this inflammation someone can experience nausea, pain in the right upper abdomen, and even pain radiation the the shoulder blade or middle back. If you suspect you may have stones it is important the be evaluated by a doctor. Gallstones may block ducts and cause serious issues such as pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Do gallstones cause lower back pain, nausea and loss of appetite?

Back pain/gallstones: Gallstones can cause nausea and loss of appetite, low back pain is rare but alays possible. Would also consider UTI ( urinary/renal infection/stone, ovarian pathology, gastrointestinal pathology including pancreas.. ...Read more

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Can alprazolam cause nausea? I also have gallstones.

Can alprazolam cause nausea? I also have gallstones.

Xanax (alprazolam) & nausea: Yes, Alprazolam can cause nausea. In the clinical trials, 6% of patients reported nausea with extended release alprazolam. Nausea/vomiting was also reported by 9.6%—22% of patients during clinical trials of immediate-release alprazolam. You should speak with your physician, though, since gallstones can cause nausea too. ...Read more

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Could lithotripsy cause an existing gallstone to start causing moderate pain and nausea?

Well, yes.: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but if stones are broken down to smaller sizes, they gottta go somewhere. in about 1 in THREE patients getting lithotrypsy for gallstones, they got this sort of complication. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22577805 ...Read more

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Had 2 gallbldr attacks in 5yrs have been having epigastric pain nausea off and on for months. Ab u/s only shows gallstones. Stones could be cause?

Had 2 gallbldr attacks in 5yrs have been having epigastric pain nausea off and on for months. Ab u/s only shows gallstones. Stones could be cause?

Gallstones: Can commonly be a cause of gallbladder irritation or inflammation (cholecystitis) resulting in upper abdominal bloating or pressure discomfort, nausea ; sometimes vomiting. Often gets worse after eating fatty foods. See a general surgeon for evaluation as you may benefit from gallbladder surgery. If this is an OB ultrasound during a pregnancy, then ask your OB doctor for instructions first. ...Read more

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What can I do to help the symptoms of my gallstones? Especially the pain n nausea

What can I do to help the symptoms of my gallstones? Especially the pain n nausea

See a doctor: Medical treatments can offer pain medications for limited pain relief & nausea medication. Avoid fried fatty & greasy foods. See a general surgeon to discuss gallbladder surgery & see if it is right for you. ...Read more

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