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What does the back pain from problems with a gallbladder feel like?

What does the back pain from problems with a gallbladder feel like?

Sharp pain: Could be stabbing intermittent pain...Usually in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen that radiates to your mid spine. See your internist to verify your gall bladder. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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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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Why do gallbladder problems cause back pain? Is there any way to alleviate it? Was diagnosed with moderate sludge, and I have pain after most meals.

Why do gallbladder problems cause back pain? Is there any way to alleviate it? Was diagnosed with moderate sludge, and I have pain after most meals.

Referred pain: is the way that your body perceives pain from internal organs. Gallbladder irritation can be felt as back pain by your body. The pancreas also classically causes pain that radiates to the back. In general, you can decrease GB symptoms by avoiding fatty foods. Surgery is another option, esp if you are having consistent pain despite diet modification. ...Read more

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What would cause mid to upper back pain in right side? I already had a abdominal ultrasound to rule out gallbladder problem.

What would cause mid to upper back pain in right side? I already had a abdominal ultrasound to rule out gallbladder problem.

Bad gallbladder: Fever, vomiting, pain in upper belly, usually right sided and back, bloating, belching, worse after eating fatty (or other) foods, getting worse over time, several weeks to months, and family history are all symptoms of a bad gallbladder. Hydrate, avoid fatty foods while waiting for your doc visit, diagnostic testing, and/or surgery date. If US is negative, get a TECH HIDA scan. Be well. ...Read more

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Can tingling feet, hands and back pain be symptoms of cervix cancer? Or gallbladder problems?

Can tingling feet, hands and back pain be symptoms of cervix cancer? Or gallbladder problems?

No: Tingling of feet and back pain usually neurologic due to lumbar/sacral nerve roots entraped to give symptoms. Cervix Ca would start with vaginal bleeding and eventual ulceration thru anterior/posterior vagina to invade bladderand rectum. GB would produce rt. upper abdominal pain. Neurologic exam in order ...Read more

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Why is there back pain associated with a gallbladder?

Why is there back pain associated with a gallbladder?

Referred pain: Nerve fibers drom gall bladder , kidney can be interrpreted by brain as coming from back--ask your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my back pain is due to my gallbladder?

Location: Location and time relative to eating. It is best to see a medical doctor to sort this out. ...Read more

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Can my gallbladder cause Rib and back pain?

Yes: It is very common for the pain associated with gallbladder to be felt in the right lower chest and through to the back. If the pain comes on after eating, there is a high likelihood that this is from the gallbladder and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes back pain after gallbladder surgery?

What causes back pain after gallbladder surgery?

Several things: Most common cause for back pain after gb surgery is transporting you from the or table when you are only semi-awake...Less common cause is a retained stone in your common duct which could be accompanied by jaundice. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more