Symptoms of gallstones include pain in the upper abdomen or upper back, according to WebMD. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting and gastrointestinal problems, such as bloating and indigestion.
Heartburn and gas are also possible indications of gallstones, states WebMD. Pain also sometimes occurs between the shoulder blades or in the right shoulder, explains Mayo Clinic. Indications of a possible severe gallstone complication include abdominal pain that makes sitting difficult and a yellowing of the skin or eyes. High fever also sometimes results from gallstone complications. In such cases, it is important to consult a doctor as soon as possible, urges Mayo Clinic.