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Digestive Disorders

Gallbladder attack



I`m having pain around my upper rib/breastbone area with terrible painful tightening bloating and very gross bad egg-like burps. Last night, it felt like an eruption and when I went to throw up, it tasted like rusty blood and was burping the gross smell/taste up with a lot of gas. I did eat mexican food last night. It started about a week and a half ago with mostly rib pain. I also feel lethargic. My appendix is gone and have had surgery for endometriosis and erosions caused from scar tissue from bmp back surgery. My auntie says sounds like when her gallbladder attacked? Do I need to go to the Emergency Room or is a PCP okay?


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