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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Any pharmacy: Ursodiol is a prescription medication available through any pharmacy. However, i would caution its use for treating gallbladder disease. It doesn't " ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Not possible.: This is not a possibility, and , if it were possible, it would be a terrible idea. Gallstones which leave the gallbladder enter the bile ducts, and wo ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
You Don't: There s no gallstone flushing. Irrigation stones from the gallbladder would be dangerous since you would be trying to push them through the bile duct ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Cruel health fraud: This isn't possible. This was invented by a quack who also claimed that AIDS is caused by wearing shoes. You'll be given some awful things to drink to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Only After removed: Some gb are not that large around. It's not likely to get that size stone out by any means but surgery. Shockwaves may break it up some, but will no ... Read More
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Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
No: The duct that connects the gallbladder to bile duct is usually no bigger than 5 to 8 mm. The muscles the open and drains bile duct into duodenum is ba ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Gallstones: Once your biliary system makes gallstones it is ongoing. Passing the gallstones can be dangerous, if the stones get stuck in the duct system. I am not ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Bogus: No evidence that a "liver flush" does anything beneficial for a person with gallstones.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
This is a scam: The "gallstone flush" involves the victim drinking grapefruit juice, epsom salts, and vegetable oil. The next few bowel movements will be peculiar whi ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc.: There are medications that can be prescribed for some patients, but if he is having continued pain he may be a better candidate for surgery. He should ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
53 years experience Radiology
No: Nothing has been found to dissolve gallstones. If she doesn't have gallbladder symptoms leave the gallbladder alone. If she has symptoms, the gallblad ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If he cannot: eat anything and has fever, she needs medical attention. Take her to emergency room if an appointment with her doctor is not possible in next 1-2 day ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. Room for a response i ... Read More

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