I have been having what I believe to be gallbladder attack symptoms. I have the golf ball like feeling on my upper right side. I get the burning, gnawing feeling. But lately I've been having burning in my lower back and that same gnawing pain on my lower right side, basically a few inches lower from where my original pain is. It comes and goes. Has anyone experienced these pains associated with gallbladder issues?
It is possible that your symptoms to be due to gall bladder dysfunction associated with gall stones. The âcause is âusually due to poor dietary habits, chronic liver diseases, obesity and a sedentary âlifestyle. â â
The common presentation due to gall bladder dysfunction include - Pain or tenderness under the rib âcage on âthe âââright side , Pain ââbetween shoulder blades, Stools light or chalky colored, Indigestion after âeating, ââespecially fatty or ââgreasy foods, ââNausea, Dizziness, Bloating, Gas, Burping or belching, âFeeling of fullness or âfood ânot digesting, ââDiarrhea (or ââalternating from soft to watery) and or âConstipation. â
Diagnosis of the cause would require imaging studies like a ultrasound and blood tests (liver functions). â
Improved diet (Avoidance of high fatty foods and grease), Physical exercise, weight loss provide the best results âin âââindividuals with low functioning gall bladder. Medicines to improve digestion and cleanse the gall bladder âcan also âââbe prescribed to help in improvement of symptoms. â
The definitive treatment of such conditions is cholecystectomy for patients who are able to tolerate surgery.â
You might consult with your doctor for additional information and proper treatment.â
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