Symptoms of a Bad Gallbladder

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Filed Under: Gallbladder Problems, Digestive Health
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Symptoms of a Bad Gallbladder

Determine if you have a bad gallbladder by knowing the signs

If your gallbladder isn’t functioning properly, you’ll have a difficult time digesting fats. Improper fat digestion can lead to a number of symptoms, including:

  • A lingering bitter taste in the mouth regardless of what you may have eaten
  • A constantly runny nose
  • Brilliant, blinding flashes of light that cross your visual fields
  • Intestinal gas, bloating, or nausea that develops 15 to 30 minutes after eating, especially after a meal high in fat
  • Chronic, recurring pain in the right shoulder or the back near the right shoulder blade or down the right side of the neck
  • Painful feet
  • A sore tongue
  • Rectal itching
  • Peeling and/or blistering of the skin on the fingers and palms of hands

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