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How does gallbladder pain feel?

How does gallbladder pain feel?

Pressure Pain: Gallbladder attacks will typically cause severe, pressure-like, non-cramping, non-burning pain, well-localized to the right upper or midline upper abdomen. The pain does not wax-and-wane: it is usually steady and unrelenting, and may go away as quickly as it started, typically within 1 hour. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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 does kidney pain feel?

How does kidney pain feel?

Depends on cause: Flank pain due to an obstructing stone can be of sudden onset, very sharp, excruciating ; can come in waves (colic). Worse than childbirth. Pain from pyelonephriits (infection) can vary from dull ache to severe ache.; associated with fever.Kidney trauma . All can b associated with nausea ; vomiting. Polycystic kidney pain, tumor chronic hydronephrosis or trauma can all cause dull tomoderate pain. ...Read more

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What does gallbladder pain feel like?

What does gallbladder pain feel like?

See below: Gallstones can cause mild symptoms such as upper abdominal gas bloating and pressure discomfort after eating. Sometimes there can be more pain in the right upper and middle upper abdomen with nausea and vomiting, worse after eating fatty foods. Sometimes the pain will go into the upper back. Sometimes yellow jaundice with abdominal pain could happen if the gallstones move into the bile ducts. ...Read more

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How does constipation pain feel ?

How does constipation pain feel ?

Constipation: It feels like uncomfortable pressure in your lower rectum. ...Read more

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How does chronic appendix pain feel ?

How does chronic appendix pain feel ?

Localized to RLQ: Chronic appendicitis is not uncommon. When the process begins in the lining of the AP it produces periumbilical pain. When it progresses to the surface the pain is in the rt. lower quad of the abdomen and frequent has rebound tenderness. When chronic especially after antibiotics without surgery it can persist as a chronic condition which should subside otherwise delayed surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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What does liver pain feel like?

What does liver pain feel like?

Not sure what u mean: Liver pain? Don't know what that means. If it is inflammatory, nsaids would work well. This needs to be assessed by a physician (pcp/gi) and they can help u further. ...Read more

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What exactly does gallstone pain feel like?

What exactly does gallstone pain feel like?

See below: Gallstones can cause mild symptoms such as upper abdominal gas bloating and pressure discomfort after eating. Sometimes there can be more pain in the right upper and middle upper abdomen with nausea and vomiting, worse after eating fatty foods. Sometimes the pain will go into the upper back. Sometimes yellow jaundice with abdominal pain could happen if the gallstones move into the bile ducts. ...Read more

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What does spleen pain feel like?

Uncommon: The spleen is located under the ribs on the left. But the things here is this: unless you have a reason to have a lot of inflammation in the area, pain actually form the spleen itself is pretty unusual. If you are not sure what's going on and you have new pain in your abdomen, call your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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What does kidney pain feel like?

What does kidney pain feel like?

Colic or flank pain: Kidney pain can occur as a result of stones or infection. People who have kidney stones report colicky pain that comes & goes during which it's impossible to get comfortable. Pain can range from affected back down flank & around to groin area. Kidney infection is typically localized to affected back at 'costovertebral angle" where ribs meet spine. Muscles don't hurt but tapping gently elicits pain. ...Read more

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How can I make gall bladder pain go away?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How can I make gall bladder pain go away?

Gall bladder: Inflammation of gall bladder such as in gall stones or in anorexia nervosa. Should be differentiated from liver disease, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, intestinal obstruction, hiatus hernia, colitis, kidney stones, appendicitis. Your doctor can run thorough workup & give advise. Treating the cause is a way to bring relief. ...Read more

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What does appendicitis pain feel like?

What does appendicitis pain feel like?

Right lower quadrant: Classic pain is sharp, stabbing pain in right lower quadrant pain with rebound tenderness which means if you press down and let go really fast that it hurts when you let go. Atypical appendicitis can be milder pain and diahrea. ...Read more

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How does bone pain feel like?

How does bone pain feel like?

Bone pain: Pain is very subjective and expressed in various cultures and languages differently. It also depends on the etiology of the bone pain like fracture, bone cancer and the severity of symptoms and individual prior experince with pain ...Read more

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How badly can pancreatitis pain feel?

How badly can pancreatitis pain feel?

Feels like the worst: Gas pain you've ever had, but right in the center of your upper abdomen associated with nausea and lack of appetite. ...Read more

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How bad can constipation pain get? Also, does it feel like the pain comes from your uterus?

How bad can constipation pain get? Also, does it feel like the pain comes from your uterus?

Bad: Constipation can get so bad that it can lead to hospitalization. If your pain is this bad, then this might be what you need to rule out a bowel obstruction. And yes, constipation is usually a poorly localized pain in the belly that can mimic pain from the uterus. ...Read more

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How does sciatica feel?

How does sciatica feel?

Burn/electric pain: Sciatica refers to pain in the leg. It is usually limited to a specific area of the leg. Most often the pain starts in the buttocks and radiates down the back or side of the leg into the foot. The area of radiation is determined by the nerve root affected. The pain is a constant burning or electrical sensation, not worse with activities and not usually associated with back pain. ...Read more

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What does epigastric pain feel like?

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Location: Epigastrium refers to an anatomic area - the epigastric region of the abdominal region that is the upper part and central in location, above the umbilical (belly button) region and between the two edges of the rib cage. The type of pain there can be varied, e.g. Constant, cramps, sharp, radiating, burning, dull, etc. The nature of the disease will present with varying descriptions. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder sludge cause severe back pain? And starting to feel nauseous

Does gallbladder sludge cause severe back pain? And starting to feel nauseous

POSSIBLY: Gallbladder sludge is basically very tiny stones and granules. Sludge is the precursor of larger stones, and certainly can cause similar symptoms. So, if you have nausea , back pain or right upper quadrant pain, especially after fatty foods, it is quite possibly the cause. I suggest you discuss this with your doctor and surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do i know the difference between heartburn pain and gallbladder pain?

How do i know the difference between heartburn pain and gallbladder pain?

You may not: It would help to see a doctor. I provided you a link for information on GERD.http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/guide/reflux-disease-gerd-1#1 ...Read more

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Can you tell me where does gallbladder pain hurt?

Can you tell me where does gallbladder pain hurt?

Usually RUQ: Early pains may be crampy and like a wide belt squeezing across the upper abdomen. Once inflammation starts, though, the pain is sharp and localized to the ruq. It may shoot straight thru to the back and sometimes to the right tip of the shoulder blade. ...Read more

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What exactly does gallbladder pain feels like?

What exactly does gallbladder pain feels like?

See below: Gallstones can cause mild symptoms such as upper abdominal gas bloating and pressure discomfort after eating. Sometimes there can be more pain in the right upper and middle upper abdomen with nausea and vomiting, worse after eating fatty foods. Sometimes the pain will go into the upper back. Sometimes yellow jaundice with abdominal pain could happen if the gallstones move into the bile ducts. ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Berg
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Biliary Colic (Definition)

Biliary colic or gallbladder attack pain occurs when a gallstone temporarily gets stuck in the bile duct. The pain is mainly in the right upper abdomen and can radiate to the shoulder. Biliary colic occurs with fatty meals. Pain can ...Read more


Dr. Adam Lewis
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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