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Does gullbladder attack symptoms include severe spasms and

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Does gullbladder attack symptoms include severe spasms and severe hot flashes? I have read all the other symptoms.
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What are your symptoms?
Where are the spasms?
any pain after eating?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Severe spasms below sternum some left side but mostly right rib cage, severe hot flashes, belching, light stools increased heart rate and some shortness of breath. No pain after eating.

Thank you
these symptoms are all consistent with gall bladder attacks
Not only do I think an endoscopy won't help, I think you need evaluation right away for this
I recommend going to ER.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

the hot flashes and spasms going into my chest area are symptoms also is that correct?

it could be GERD as well so I suppose a scope is necessary.
It does sound like gall bladder to me though.
If prilosec helped it could be GERD.
If not, more likely gall bladder
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