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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Malfunctioning Gallbladder

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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

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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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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What can I do to relieve gallbladder symptoms?

What can I do to relieve gallbladder symptoms?

Low fat diet: Your gallbladder stores bile. When you eat fatty foods or fried foods the gallbladder secretes the bile to break the foods down. So if you want to keep your gallbladder happy avoid foods high in saturated fats and fried foods. Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a diseased gallbladder?

What are the symptoms of a diseased gallbladder?

Pain!: Right abdominal pain under your ribs, fevers, nausea bloating, vomiting. Tender to the touch. If concerned, see your doctor. If really bad, go to ER ...Read more

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What are the symptoms your gallbladder going bad?

What are the symptoms your gallbladder going bad?

Going bad: Can mean acute cholecystitis, pancreatitis, cholangitis. Symptoms are pain, nausea, vomiting, fever, jaundice, change in color of urine or stool. If you have gallstones, these things are bound to happen. ...Read more

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How can I decrease the symptoms of my gallbladder?

How can I decrease the symptoms of my gallbladder?

Fat: It depends on how severe, how frequent your attacks are Some manage with diet, weight loss etc. Others have surgery to have it removed. If you are not having severe symptoms you can probably just watch it. Avoid greasy food, oils fats. Weight loss. May want to repeat image in 6 months to ensure it looks normal. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms for gallbladder problems?

What are common symptoms for gallbladder problems?

Biliary colic: Gallstones can remain asymptomatic or cause gallbladder infection, obstruction of pancreas and/or liver. The last two can be life-threatening. Docs recommend gallbladder removal when gallstones are diagnosed and patient is symptomatic, with bloating, belching, pain after eating, worsening with time and fatty foods. The risk/benefit analysis favors laprascopic cholecystectomy. ...Read more

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I think I have gallbladder problem. What are symotoms?

Typically: Epigastric and right upper quadrant post prandial pain after heavy or fatty meals. If it progresses to complications, it can also cause fever, jaundice, peritonitis, or pancreatitis. Your doctor will probably order an abdominal ultrasound and blood tests to investigate this matter further. ...Read more

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What exactly does gallbladder issues symptoms feel like?

What exactly does gallbladder issues symptoms feel like?

Pain on the right: The usual symptoms include pain in the upper right abdomen, which may move to the back, usually lasting hours to a full day. Occasionally pain may occur near the center of the upper abdomen. There may be bloating, nausea or jaundice (yellow skin and eyes). Symptoms are typically provoked by eating a fatty meal. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

What are symptoms of thickening of the gallbladder wall?

Symptoms: Are a description of what a person feels. There may be no symptoms from an isolated radiology finding of gallbladder wall thickening. If it is associated with gallstones, then some chronic gallbladder inflammation or irritation may be present. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder symptoms intensify while laying on back?

Does gallbladder symptoms intensify while laying on back?

Yes: When laying on your back, a stone can roll into the infundibulum of the gallbladder and obstruct the cystic duct, the duct the gallbladder empties through, causing biliary colic (gallbladder pain). Sir zachary cope described this as happening to him in his book " the early diagnosis of the acute abdomen", a must read for interns. ...Read more

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Could gallbladder problems be a symptom of something else?

Could gallbladder problems be a symptom of something else?

Yes: Its important to talk to your doctor about thse symptoms. He/she will do a history and physical examination, run tests and will be able to tell you what is going on and what to do to fix it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for someone with gallbladder trouble?

Food intolerance: Nausea, pain, and intolerance to certain types of food are the hallmarks of gb disease. An inflamed gb can cause fevers, vomiting, and tenderness along the right side of the abdomen. It is not necessary to have stones in the gb to give you gallbladder trouble. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are other symptoms of gallbladder troubles?

Could you tell me what are other symptoms of gallbladder troubles?

I assume you mean: Other than pain. You can have symptoms such as indigestion, distention, jaundice, fever, chills. But it is mainly post prandial pain. ...Read more

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What are the after symptoms of getting your gallbladder taken out?

What are the after symptoms of getting your gallbladder taken out?

DIETARY FREEDOM: There is no lifetime physiologic consequence to having your gallbladder removed. We allow our patients to resume fatty food intake almost immediately. Some patients (@10% of men, 30% women) will have urgency, which is the urgent need to have a bm after a meal. This is self-limited in most cases, but if persists longer than desired it can be stopped with Imodium (loperamide) ad. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a low functioning gallbladder only cause noises, and no other symptoms?

Can a low functioning gallbladder only cause noises, and no other symptoms?

??: Not sure that a gallbladder would cause noise. But if there are no symptoms your really don't need to worry about it ...Read more

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Which types of symptoms do people generally have, with gallbladder problems?

A mixed bag: The usual presentation is right upper quadrant abdominal pain, often radiating to the back or shoulder. Nausea and bloating are common, and usually symptoms are made worse by eating greasy or fatty foods. Can be every day, or random and infrequent. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have the symptoms of a gallbladder issue, but all my tests say I'm fine. What could be causing my symptoms then?

I have the symptoms of a gallbladder issue, but all my tests say I'm fine. What could be causing my symptoms then?

Pain: Other causes of right upper quadrant pain include hepatic disease, such as hepatitis, stomach gastritis or ulcer, gastroesophageal refllux right lower lung infection, etc. Some patients require endoscopy to rule out gi issues. ...Read more

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I have been told I have a callapsed gallbladder and have symptoms of gallbladder problems should have more tests done?

Yes: An ultrasound of your gallbladder. If already done and your symptoms sound like gallbladder issues, I would obtain a hida scan which is a nuclear medicine test to look at the gallbladder's ability to perform its function. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a bad gallbladder?

Symptoms of a bad gallbladder?

Gall Bladder Attack: Pain in right upper quadrant of abdomen, worse after eating fatty food, low grade fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. If symptoms are more than intermittent, you need to see your doctor right away, to prevent complications. ...Read more

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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

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What are the symptoms of a bad gallbladder?

What are the symptoms of a bad gallbladder?

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

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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

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What warning symptoms go with gallbladder removal?

What warning symptoms go with gallbladder removal?

Concerns: After gallbladder surgery may be repeated vomiting, increasing abdominal pain, recurrent fevers, yellow jaundice, signs of wound infection with wound redness. Call your surgeon if you have questions or concerns. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of gallbladder problems?

What are signs and symptoms of gallbladder problems?

Pain on right: Your liver is on your right side below the ribs. Gallbladder is tucked under the liver. Right side abdominal pain, above the belly button is usually where it hurts with a bad gallbladder. The pain occurs after eating, especially fatty foods, can be severe. If pain lasts more than an hour or if you vomit get to your doctor. Ultrasound can diagnose. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a burst gallbladder?

What are some of the symptoms of a burst gallbladder?

Severe: A ruptured gallbladder will spill bile into the abdomen and you will have the worst abdominal pain imaginable, may be all areas or more confined to the right upper abdomen. This is a medical emergency, and will need urgent surgery. ...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 to do if I had gallbladder removal now weird symptoms?

??: Your question is too vague. What are weird symptoms? See your surgeon. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of a burst gallbladder?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a burst gallbladder?

Billiary colic: Pain with gb "attacks" is usually related to fat containing foods like butter, but also can based on the severity of the disease can eventually be related to all foods. Meet with your GI or surgeon to discuss

gb rupture is rare but would have severe pain with signs of bile peritonitis. ...Read more

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Other than pain what are the effects/symptoms of a gallbladder attack?

Other than pain what are the effects/symptoms of a gallbladder attack?

NAUSEA, SOMETIMES: Vomiting, poor digestion, bloating, diarrhea and discolored stools. If infection sets in, fever and chills are possible. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a gallbladder attack? Specifically, what does it feel like?

Pain: Typical symptoms of an "gallbladder attack" include pain in the abdomen. This pain is usually located at the bottom of the breastbone and under the right ribs and occasionally radiates to the back. Is often present about 30 to 60 minutes after food ingestion and sometimes associated with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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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