Patient Comments: Gallbladder Pain - Causes


What was the cause of the gallbladder pain you experienced? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: PRETZEL, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 06

My gallbladder pain takes a week out of my life. It starts out as a sharp pain on the right side, and escalates across the stomach, which is usually followed by several vomiting episodes and bloating and diarrhea. The best I can estimate is that it's brought on by coffee, soda, and fatty foods. So I have cut out those foods, but I think it's it might have to be removed.

Comment from: Tinkerbell, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 11

Eating greasy foods or foods with stems, as greens, cooked turnip greens, collards, foods with lots of fiber caused my gallbladder pain. I had very painful attacks, usually in the early morning, 1 or 2 o"clock, always went to the emergency room; it took 3 or 4 years to get correct diagnosis of gall stones. The severe pain was in the center of my chest, front and back, and under my shoulder blades. I finally got diagnosed with gall stones, had gall bladder removed with no problems. I had 3 or 4 very small incisions and the gall bladder was removed through my belly button.

Comment from: Ka, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: March 31

I have severe pain radiating in the right lower abdomen to the upper part of the abdomen. It likens to a labor pain. I was vomiting earlier in the day with diarrhea and bloating. I wonder if this is possibly gallbladder or appendix.

Comment from: Morag, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: September 07

I have gallstones but I don't have any pain.

Comment from: carol, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: September 07

I had this gallbladder pain on the right side of my ribs last year and brushed it off. The past two days I have runs really bad, and this morning I threw up.

Comment from: otoneal, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: March 15

I have pain under rib cage right side, on the liver side.

Comment from: carm, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: March 04

Perhaps eating causes my gallbladder pain, but it occurs between meals.

View Abdominal Pain Slideshow Pictures
FDA Logo

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Subscribe to MedicineNet's General Health Newsletter

By clicking Submit, I agree to the MedicineNet's Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of MedicineNet's subscriptions at any time.