IN THIS ARTICLE
Patient Comments Read 29 Comments
Most people with gallstones have no symptoms. In fact, they are usually unaware that they have gallstones unless symptoms occur. These "silent gallstones" usually require no treatment.
Symptoms usually occur as complications develop. The most common symptom is pain in the right upper part of the abdomen. Because the pain comes in episodes, it is often referred to as an "attack."
Other common symptoms of gallstones include the following:
Warning signs of a serious problem are fever, jaundice, and persistent pain.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/6/2016
Must Read Articles Related to Gallstones
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Gallstones:
Gallstones - Symptoms
For gallstones, what were the symptoms and signs you experienced?
Gallstones - Causes
What was the cause of your gallstones?
Gallstones - Treatment
What was the treatment for your gallstones?