I'm a 35 year old female who has been battling terrible nausea for the last month. An ultrasound revealed small gallstones and sludge in my gallbladder. I've now been referred to a surgeon. Is it possible that these gallstones would be the cause of this nausea? I've had no pain. I just don't want the focus to be on the gallbladder if that\\\'s not what it is. Is it possible to only have nausea as a symptom of gallbladder disease?
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
You seem concerned by the nausea for 1 month with the finding of small gallstones and sludge in gallbladder on ultrasound.
Many illnesses associated with the intra-abdominal organs have symptoms of nausea and vomiting. These include digestive organ diseases, for example: hepatitis, gall bladder disease etc.
So, it is quite possible that your symptoms might be due to gallbladder disease but you must consult your personal physician for definitive diagnosis and to rule out other causes of nausea as the same is not possible online.
Hope this helps. Take care.
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