Symptoms and Risks of Gallstones

By | May 18, 2017

Most of the people experience a sick feeling, stomach related inconvenience which was put down due to acid reflux, constipation, indigestion, diarrhea or even a grumbling appendix. They suffer in silence with these problems and never realize that they might be identified with the gallbladder issue. The reason behind this could be because the symptoms are so interrelated with other digestive problems.

Here is a list of problems related to gallbladder problems, but please bear in mind that this could be something else. It is not necessary to have all or most of the symptoms to have a gallbladder problem but the more you have, the more confirmation you have that you’re gallbladder is in trouble. Please don’t hesitate to consult the best gastroenterologist in Dubai for an accurate diagnosis.

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  • Pain or tenderness under the rib cage confined to the right side could be central in some cases*
  • Pain between shoulder bones, central however could be under the shoulder blades*
  • Change in color of stools to light or chalky colored*
  • Acid reflux in the wake of eating, particularly greasy or oily foods*
  • Having a history of gallstones or gallbladder removal in your family
  • Sudden weight gain after recent digestive issue or after gallbladder removal surgery
  • Frequent utilization of antacids and digestive syrups
  • Sickness
  • Bloating
  • Wooziness
  • Farting
  • Burping or burping up gas after having heavy meals
  • Feeling of fullness or food not digesting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • A headache over eyes, especially right

Who is at risk of developing gallstones?

  • Woman compared to men are at a greater risk
  • Family history
  • Food allergy history
  • Age above 40 or more
  • Three or more children
  • Smoking
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Constipation
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Dehydration
  • Obesity
  • Something like Low-calorie diet, low-cholesterol, low-fat after a diet high in fat
  • Diet high in refined carbohydrates, chocolates, chips, alcohol etc
  • Liver problems such as hepatitis or cirrhosis

Sensitivity to penicillin antibiotics

You gastroenterologist may recommend you to take bile salts(digestive enzymes) because fats and oils are not properly digestive and absorbed in the patients who underwent gall bladder removal.



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