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What are gallbladder attack symptoms?

What are gallbladder attack symptoms?

Upper abdominal pain: Pain in the right or middle of the upper abdomen, often radiating to the back, is the most common symptom. This is often worse after eating, especially fatty meals. Nausea, vomiting, and abdominal bloating are other common symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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How do you if you are having gallbladder attack symptoms?

How do you if you are having gallbladder attack symptoms?

Right upper : Or mid upper abdominal pain, after large or fatty meals, lasting 6-8hrs, with radiation to tip of scapula, nausea, and vomiting are classic symptoms. But not every gallbladder attack exhibit classic symptoms. Your doctor will run some tests to make sure. ...Read more

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What can cause recurring gallbladder attack symptoms after gallbladder removal?

Retained stone: A retained bile duct stone. Need a ERCP perhaps. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007479.htm ...Read more

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Having intermittent gallbladder attack symptoms, normal ultrasound (no stones), HIDA scan showed GBEF: 90%. Is this a high number? Problematic?

Having intermittent gallbladder attack symptoms, normal ultrasound (no stones), HIDA scan showed GBEF: 90%. Is this a high number? Problematic?

Gall bladder: The ultrasound and gbef are reassuring. Yes normal. Do your best to eliminate fatty foods. No chocolate either. You may have crystals forming. Achieve ideal wt. Eat smaller meals. ...Read more

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I am having joint issues on right side of body. Right kidney hurts sometimes. Have had gallbladder attack symptoms this year also. All the right side?

I am having joint issues on right side of body. Right kidney hurts sometimes. Have had gallbladder attack symptoms this year also. All the right side?

Coincidental: While i could understand your concern, these 3 diseases are unrelated. This would be no different than you flipping a coin 3 times in a row, and it coming up "heads" all 3 times. ...Read more

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What would an ERCP show that in ultrasound HIDA scan and blood work would not? All my tests came back normal still having gallbladder attack symptoms

What would an ERCP show that in ultrasound  HIDA scan and blood work would not? All my tests came back normal still having gallbladder attack symptoms

Why unexplained pain: ERCP a low risk procedure is needed some times to give additional information , like presence of stones in the bile and panceratic ducts , its architecture , abnormal location of its opening ( like pancreatic divisim ) Speak to your doctor about risks VS benefits. ...Read more

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If someone is having a gallbladder attack with symptoms of severe heartburn and sweating, does it always require medical attention or can it pass?

If someone is having a gallbladder attack with symptoms of severe heartburn and sweating, does it always require medical attention or can it pass?

May not be gb: Well, you are assuming this is a gallbladder attack. What you're describing is not unlike cardiac pain. So, if you have not been evaluated, then do so. If it is confirmed , through testing and elimination, that this is a gb attack, if will probably pass, but it could take several hours. I suggest gb removal if it's the confirmed culprit. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder attack replicate heart symptoms? Chest pain, shortness of breath etc?

Can gallbladder attack replicate heart symptoms? Chest pain, shortness of breath etc?

Yes: Yes. It is not unusual for a patient presenting with heart attack like symptoms, to ultimately be found to have gallstones or other gastrointestinal disorder after cardiac is ruled out. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of gallbladder attacks?

What are symptoms of gallbladder attacks?

Pain and nausea: Upper abdominal pressure discomfort with gas and bloated feeling after eating, may get upper abdominal pain and nausea, sometimes vomiting. Worse after eating some fatty or greasy foods. Pain can go into the right upper abdomen. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of a gallbladder attack?

What are some symptoms of a gallbladder attack?

Usually : Right upper or mid upper abdominal pain following a large or fatty meal, accompanied by nausea or vomiting, with sometimes radiation to tip of shoulder blade bone. These care classic symptoms but other symptoms can appear too. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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


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