Is gallbladder disease common in the us?

Yes. It is safe to say that there are millions of people in the US with gallstones. Thankfully, only about 10-20% develop symptoms; this is best treated by surgery once symptoms begin. As many as 500, 000-750, 000 of these operations are performed in the US yearly.
Yes. Gallbladder disease is extremely common in the us affecting more than 20 million people.

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Are nausea and vomiting common symptom of gallbladder disease?

Yes. Gallbladder disease is usually heralded by nausea, vomiting and right upper abdomen cramps about one to two hours after eating a meal, particularly a more fatty meal. Read more...
Yes. The most common symptom of gallbladder disease is abdominal pain, usually localized to the right upper abdomen or upper midline. It is often accompanied by nausea, bloating, and/or vomiting. Many people describe the vomiting as "bilious", meaning green-colored. Read more...