Do you know if you have gallbladder disease?

Ultrasound. A gallbladder attack is characterized by right- or middle upper abdominal pain (severe, pressure-like, noncramping, nonburning) that typically lasts for an hour.. Associated symptoms include nausea+/-vomiting+/-chills. The pain often radiates around into the back and/or shoulder. Attacks are often precipitated by fatty or fried food. If you have these symptoms, an ultrasound will confirm the dx.

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Who knows anything about gallbladder diseases?

Many doctors. Your family doctor can discuss with you gallbladder disease. A gastroenterologist can review cases as needed where there are uncertainties. Read more...