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Have chronic nausea, low grade fever and stomach pain. Scan showed gallbladder. Is gall bladder causing nausea?

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chronic nausea for 5 months. low grade fever for months. hida scan showed gallbladder working at 3 percent. normal ct, normal mri, normal ultrasound. normal blood tests, normal stool cultures, normal blood cultures. pressing on upper mid stomach causes discomfort. occassional upper abdomin pain. eating does not effect any of the symptoms. doc wants to remove gall bladder. can the gallbladder cause nausea for so many months?
Posted Sat, 6 Jul 2013 in General Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 25 hours later
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Yes, disturbances in digestion cause by gall bladder disease can some times lead to secondary abdominal pain.

Please do ask if any doubts.

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Follow-up: Have chronic nausea, low grade fever and stomach pain. Scan showed gallbladder. Is gall bladder causing nausea? 7 hours later
i dont really have pain. i have nausea for 5 months. can gallbladder cause that? its constant nausea 24 hours a day.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 40 hours later
Hi,

Thanks for writing back.

Gall bladder disease may result in regurgitation of the bile from the gall bladder sac which sometimes leak into the stomach and present with continuous nausea or greenish vomiting.

Regards,
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