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I am a 50 year old male i had my gallblader removed last june i get stomach right side and bad back pains in both sides kidney area. Is this normal?

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Dr. Jesse Chuang
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: No, not normal

Kidney infection can cause back pain in both sides, but not likely.
Kidney stones in both sides is also possible but not likely. Retained gallstone after gallbladder removal can happen and cause pain. Scar tissue from surgery can also cause pain, but not usually on both sides when surgery was on one side. I would see a doctor and get a scan done.

In brief: No, not normal

Kidney infection can cause back pain in both sides, but not likely.
Kidney stones in both sides is also possible but not likely. Retained gallstone after gallbladder removal can happen and cause pain. Scar tissue from surgery can also cause pain, but not usually on both sides when surgery was on one side. I would see a doctor and get a scan done.
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