Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Signs and Symptoms of Gallbladder Cancer

Although signs and symptoms are usually not present until the later stages of gallbladder cancer, in some cases they may lead to an early diagnosis. If you have any of the following problems, see a doctor right away:

Abdominal pain: More than half of all people with gallbladder cancer have abdominal (stomach area) pain at the time of diagnosis. Most often this is in the upper right part of the abdomen.

Nausea and/or vomiting: At the time of their diagnosis, more than half of all people with gallbladder cancer report vomiting as a symptom.

Jaundice: Jaundice is a condition that gives a yellowish color to the skin, the white part of the eyes, and tissues of the body. One fourth to one half of all patients with gallbladder cancer have jaundice when they are diagnosed. Read more...

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