Experiencing a sharp pain in your upper right abdomen? A lot of people do - it's possible something has gone wrong with your gallbladder. Nearly one million Americans have gallstones every year, according to the American Gastroenterological Association.
Symptoms of Gallstones
- Intermittent pain and discomfort in the upper abdomen, usually the right side
- Nausea and vomiting
Causes of Gallstones
- Family history
- Liver disease
- Being over the age of 40
- Not having an active lifestyle
- Being female
Relief Starts Here
At Heartland Regional Medical Group – Gastroenterology, Dr. Hamdani will work closely with you to find the right treatment.
We often start with non-surgical options, such as dietary changes or medications. But, if those treatments aren’t effective, gallbladder surgery may be your best solution for relief.