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Tuesday, June 17, 2008 laura, Community Member, asks

Q: can gallstones mimic acid reflux symtems

i am being treated for acid refluxe but i have severe pain after eating only a small portion.get diarrea and sometimes throw up .tthe pain is at the center at the breastbone.i have had cat scans,mris,and upper and lower my doctor says i have several gallstones.i have lost 47 lbs in 2 years.can gallstonesbe at the route of my problem.      llaura.


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Laura, Editor
6/18/08 3:26pm

Hi laura,


The symptoms of gallstones can mimic the symptoms of acid reflux. Check out our information guide on gallstones to read more about the symptoms and treatment options available for treating gall bladder disorders.


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By laura, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/16/12, First Published: 06/17/08