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What are the symptoms of gallstones?

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You might not notice anything, or even know you have gallstones, unless your doctor tells you. But if you do get symptoms, they usually include: 

  • Pain in your upper belly and upper back that can last for several hours
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Other digestive problems, including bloating, indigestion and heartburn, and gas

From: Gallstones: What You Should Know WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 28, 2018

SOURCE: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on February 28, 2018

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