Bloating and Gassiness
Other common complaints of chronic gallbladder disease that are often mistaken for simple digestive issues are bloating, abdominal discomfort, and gassiness. A dysfunctional gallbladder slows down the digestive process, making you feel full for much longer than you normally would. Even if you haven’t eaten or have only eaten a small amount, you may still feel stuffed. The abdominal pain caused by gallbladder issues usually results from swelling, inflammation, and increased rigidity of the organ. That can make you feel bloated or just generally uncomfortable. Bloating may occur because you Some people with gallbladder disease also report being gassy. This may be due to your body trying to release some of the pressure in your abdomen by burping or farting. If these symptoms don’t go away over time or worsen when you eat, it might be worth ruling out gallbladder issues.