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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

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

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 they might: Fairly common to have nausea after meals and pain, as well as appetite issues. ...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?

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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Can silent gallstones cause nausea and discomfort in the tummy without having any pain?

Can silent gallstones cause nausea and discomfort in the tummy without having any pain?

Good question: Gallstones may be present without pain, in fact this is the case more often than not. When gallstones do cause symptoms, it is usually the case that pain is present...often along with nausea and discomfort. There are exceptions to almost every rule, and so I would say yes it's possible to have symptoms without pain, . though it raises the question of how do you know they are the cause of nausea? ...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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Does nausea come from my gastritis or my gallstones? ?

Both: Gall stones are known to cause nausea. Gastritis can also lead to nausea. It is best to visit your doctor as either of these conditions can develop into something seriuo ...Read more

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Gallbladder stones nausea - what do you eat to make symptoms better?

Biliary dyspepsia?: Biliary stones may eventually pass into the small bowel on their own. Worry less about diet & more if your stones are causing symptoms, or you have elevated bilirubin &/or dilation of the bile ducts on recent imaging. A sick gallbladder (found by cck-hida) or ductal stones (depending on location, size, biliary anatomy) may promote infection, pancreatic &/or liver inflammation & need to be removed. ...Read more

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Is frequent nausea common with gallstones? Especially in the morning, evening and after I eat or drink something. It's more like queasiness.

Yes: Often, gallstones don't give specific "symptoms". Many people may experience bloating, dyspepsia, nausea, "heartburn", or other non-specific abdominal complaints. An abdominal ultrasound is the best initial study for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Got diagnosed with gallstones on saturday I still feel pain nausea shaky and I hadn't pooped in like 4 days till today but just a small piece. Help?

Laxatives: Over the counter laxatives can be effective if you are otherwise healthy.
Inability to have a bowel movement can indicate an on-going infection with the gallbladder, so you should go to your regular physician for advice. ...Read more

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I have a medium pain in my upper middle abdomen that comes and goes, as well as nausea, that kept me up all evening. Could this be gallstone or a bug?

I have a medium pain in my upper middle abdomen that comes and goes, as well as nausea, that kept me up all evening. Could this be gallstone or a bug?

22: Although gallbladder problem possible, it is more likely stomach virus. However, have you been having any symptoms prior to this? Especially when you eat. A gallbladder attack is usually preferred by regular bouts of indigestion. ...Read more

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In the mornings I wake up with nausea hungry but scared to vomit, what can I do in this case? I have gallstones and gastritis

In the mornings I wake up with nausea hungry but scared to vomit, what can I do in this case? I have gallstones and gastritis

See your doctor: See your primary doctor, and discuss the possibility of this being related to the gallstones, and whether or not a referral to a general surgeon is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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One month over 5 bm a day, mild discomfort in abdomen no gallstones, fatigue and nausea for the last week. Could this be linked to suicidal anxiety?

One month over 5 bm a day, mild discomfort in abdomen no gallstones, fatigue and nausea for the last week. Could this be linked to suicidal anxiety?

Abd pain and nausea: If you are thinking about suicide and have a plan in mind to harm yourself, get medical help now. The above may be related to your intestinal tract. There is a strong mind-body influence on how this system works, and anxiety causes the intestinal tract to function improperly. So yes, it's possible the suicidal anxiety could cause these symptoms. See a doctor asap for an exam for other causes. ...Read more

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Have 30 percent func. Gallbladder, sympt- nausea, feel I could get sick after I eat, bloating, gas. Have no gallstones or pain. Should I have gb taken out?

Have 30 percent func. Gallbladder, sympt- nausea, feel I could get sick after I eat, bloating, gas. Have no gallstones or pain. Should I have gb taken out?

Need GI evaluation: Classical gall bladder symptoms include:
nausea and vomiting
indigestion
•intolerance to fatty foods
•abdominal bloating
•pain in the right upper and central upper abdomen
•referred pain may radiate to the back and the right shoulder
please consult a gastrenterologist and this can be addressed often times by a laparoscopic cholecystectomy if conservative measures do not relieve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have gallstones. I have pain under my rib cage that is uncomfortable but tolerable no fever, nausea but back and shoulder pain should I be concerned?

Yes: Best time to treat gallstones is before you come in with an acute attack of cholecystitis. Complications of cholecystitis can include pancreatitis which can cause severe problems, up to, and including death! Laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder is a minimally invasive surgery with shortened recovery time. It should only be done by a surgeon experienced in the procedure. ...Read more

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What is a good over-the-counter meds for nausea everyday I have with gallstones that CT scan showed? I want to work without drowsiness.

What is a good over-the-counter meds for nausea everyday I have with gallstones that CT scan showed? I want to work without drowsiness.

Meds may not help: Although some patients find Prilosec otc or zantac (ranitidine) helpful, it is best to discuss your gallstone condition with your physician, gastroenterologist or general surgeon. ...Read more

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I have so many gallstones they can't be counted. I'm always nauseated with yellow loose stool. What can I take for nausea besides phenegran?

Get it removed: Best thing you can do is get it removed, is a low risk ambulatory procedure, before complications set in ...Read more

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Nausea 9% functioning of gallbladder after hida scan otherwise no pain or gallstones. Endoscopy, MRI, Colonoscopy (l 1/2 yrs. Ago) Ultrasound all OK. Diagnosis is to remove GB...unsure?

Nausea 9% functioning of gallbladder after hida scan otherwise no pain or gallstones. Endoscopy, MRI, Colonoscopy (l 1/2 yrs. Ago) Ultrasound all OK. Diagnosis is to remove GB...unsure?

Sick GB: Nausea and only 9% function on a hida scan? Sounds like a sick gallbladder is a distinct possibility. Now whether you want surgery or not is up to you. Depends on how miserable you are. You may be able to keep symptoms under control with dietary changes. The risk of not treating it, is that you might find that you need it removed emergently later. Not optimal. ...Read more

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Inflamed gallbladder. Hida scan shows 29%. No gallstones. Symptoms are not severe, minor back pain, nausea, elevated pancreas levels (301), acid reflux. Any other option besides surgery? If so, what?

Inflamed gallbladder. Hida scan shows 29%. No gallstones. Symptoms are not severe, minor back pain, nausea, elevated pancreas levels (301), acid reflux. Any other option besides surgery? If so, what?

Surgery not: An option, you symptoms are ' not severe', no evidenced sepsis, cholecystitis with out stones will subside with time, no need for surgery, get your relax treated with medications, speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have gallstones and not have a gallbladder? I'm having severe right upper quad. Pain with nausea. Had recent CT and labs all are normal.

Yes: Stones can occur within the bile duct as well. Sometimes these stones are not well seen on ct, but if obstructing the duct, the duct will dilate. Dilated ducts are usually well seen on ct or ultrasound. Stones may be better seen with mrcp (imaging by MRI machine) or ERCP (a procedure done by a GI doctor). Ercp can be done to remove duct stones, or to treat a possible duct "stricture"or "spasm". ...Read more

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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?

Gallbladder ef 12%, no gallstones, but symptoms: extreme burping, food intolerance (nausea/gas), pressure/poking under rib rib. Should I remove it?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

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