gallbladder attack

gallbladder attack

A popular term for an episode of cholecystitis-related pain. See Acute cholecystitis.
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Your right shoulders A gallbladder attack or inflamed liver
She had an emergency visit for a gallbladder attack last year which she will be paying off for a while, and worries about the cost of having her gallbladder removed.
This causes a gallbladder attack, with sudden moderate to severe pain in the upper right abdomen, between the shoulder blades and under the right shoulder.
Gallbladder attacks often follow fatty meals, and they may occur during the night.
Gallbladder attacks requiring surgery occur less often in women who exercise regularly than in inactive women, a new study shows.