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I have a cyst in my gallbladder and it hurts like hell. Have had it for a year now, and was told that it would either go away or it wont. Kinda irritated because its making my chest hurt, really wish they would remove my gallbladder, but for some reason they don't want to. Feel like im left in the dark and all I can get is pain killers that aren't helping any. Hurts so bad its affecting my work and life. What should I do? Or rather what can I do? Also why would they give me medication that could cause breathing problems if that was the reason I went to the er in the first place? Also i have asthma.


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replied January 1st, 2010
Gallbladder Disease Answer A8822
Most gallbladder cysts are painless (and the vast majority are benign). Gallstones, on the other hand, can be very painful. If your gallbladder has only a small cyst, and no gallstones, then it may be the case that your doctors believe that your pain is from another source. (Also, abnormal function of the gallbladder, known as biliary dyskinesia, can cause severe upper abdominal pain, much like as with gallstones; but you would need to undergo a test known as CCK-HIDA scan to assess for this problem.)

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