Where physically on my body does gallbladder pain occur?

Answer It occurs on the right side immediately under your rib cage. However, it can also radiate to your back, also on the right side under your rib cage. Sometimes a gallbladder attack starts with pain i... Read More »

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Why does pain come from places other than the gallbladder during a gallbladder attack?

It is what they call radiating pain, similarly when people with heart infarct (angina pectoris) report pain radiating in their arms/shoulders (phrenic nerve irritation).

What does the gallbladder do?

It stores bile which is needed in food digestion.

Does an utrasound for a gallbladder hurt?

Does sludge stress the gallbladder?

On One Hand: Most Sludge Causes Little or No StressThe gallbladder collects, processes and breaks down cholesterol with bile salts. When the cholesterol and bile salts are not properly balanced, th... Read More »