Table of Contents
- What is gallbladder pain?
- What are the causes of gallbladder pain?
- What is biliary colic?
- What are the symptoms associated with gallbladder pain?
- What are the symptoms associated with gallbladder pain? (Continued)
- How is the cause of gallbladder pain diagnosed?
- What is the treatment of gallbladder pain?
- Home remedies
- What are the complications of gallbladder pain?
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What are the symptoms associated with gallbladder pain? (Continued)
- Acalculous cholecystitis (no gallstones) has similar symptoms to cholecystitis but occurs as a complication of other problems like trauma orburns; patients have severe symptoms and appear very ill.
- Pancreatitis: Gallstones from the gallbladder can block the pancreatic duct and cause pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) with upper abdominal pain that may radiate to the back, tender abdomen, more pain after eating, with nausea and vomiting.
- Ascending cholangitis (or simply cholangitis or infection of the biliary system) causes fever, abdominal pain,jaundice and even hypotension(low blood pressure), andconfusion; it is a medical emergency.
Heuman, D. "Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)." Medscape. Updated Apr 14, 2016 .