How Can You Tell If You're Having a Gallbladder Attack?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 6:43:06 AM ET
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Though other conditions can mimic a gallbladder attack, a person should suspect she's having one if she feels a sudden, colicky pain in the upper right abdomen, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. The pain usually lasts several hours and occurs after heavy meals,