Gallstones (Cholelithiasis) Symptoms & Causes

What causes gallstones?

Gallstones can be caused by a number of factors.

Here's a short list of some of the more common causes:

How do I know if my child has gallstones?

Usually your child will experience pain in the right upper or upper middle part of her abdomen or back, particularly after meals.

  • Fatty or greasy foods are often most troublesome.
  • Nausea and vomiting may occur.