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Is gallstone pain typically only on the right side/back?
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In brief: Yes typical
Right upper abdomen and flank but can be central and and rlq commonly also.

In brief: Yes typical
Right upper abdomen and flank but can be central and and rlq commonly also.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: No.
About 1/3 of the time, people will feel the most intense pain in the upper middle abdomen or lower chest.
In fact, it is not uncommon to mistake a gallbladder attack for a heart attack. When in doubt, go to an er!

In brief: No.
About 1/3 of the time, people will feel the most intense pain in the upper middle abdomen or lower chest.
In fact, it is not uncommon to mistake a gallbladder attack for a heart attack. When in doubt, go to an er!
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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