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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Gallstones often are the source of episodes of intense right upper abdominal pain, often after fatty or large meals. When they are too large to pass, ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
16 years experience Family Medicine
Cholecystectomy : The surgery to remove gallbladder is called Cholecystectomy. One of the main reasons for this surgery is gall bladder infection called Cholecystitis a ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
8 years experience Hepatology
Depends: If you are having symptoms from your gallstone, then your pcp or GI doctor will refer you to a general surgeon to evaluate you and determine if your g ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If the pain goes away and your liver function tests are normal, you can put off surgery by eating a low fat diet. Unfortunately, if you keep having ep ... Read More
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Right upper abd pain: Gallstones can cause no symptoms or pain in the upper abd especially when eating fatty food. Go to your doc for referral for ultrasound. If you have s ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Single stone symptomatic recurrent cholecystitis age other risk factors.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
As for anyone: Many people have gallstones and most give little or no trouble. You'd get the idea from reading the internet that most diseases can be made to improve ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Hurt in similar area: Many patients who had gall stone pain (biliary colic) hurt in their upper central abdomen and between their shoulders. Many of my patients went to er ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Many possibilities: Gallstones can run in families, more common in women, more common in women who have had childbirth, and in some ethnic populations as some indians and ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pain w/meals, cramps: Gallbladder pain is usually describes as colicky (cramping) that comes in waves, stimulated by fatty meals, as such meals stimulate the gallbladder to ... Read More
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unclear: Cystic duct obstruction of gallbladder is complicated by cholecystitis, pain, and commonly need for cholecystectomy. Pain more commonly in right up ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Kidney stone: Save a kidney, you have two and it would be nice to keep both of them working.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
The evidence says...: There is no evidence that anything helps prevent gall stones. However, if you avoid being overweight, avoid drinks high in sugar and fat, and avoid t ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, epigastric pain: The most common pain due to gallbladder disease is epigastric, usually associated also with RUQ pain. However, it can stand alone as the only symptom. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roshni Patel
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gallbladder attack: Pain under right rib cage. Pain worse with eating fatty meal. Pain can radiate to back. Pain associated with nausea, vomiting, possibly fever, chill ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Probably came from: The kidney - so the hard part is over. You may well pass it, but no consequence if it stays there.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Often normal: Uric acid crystals in an acid urine usually mean nothing. They precipitate as the urine cools. If there's no other evidence of a kidney stone, forget ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Ultrasound: This is the best test for gallstones. An abdominal ultrasound will usually show gallstones if they are present in the gallbladder.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Lap chole: Gall bladder surgery is usually a very common proceedure called a laparoscopic cholecystectomy in which a surgeon places 3 - 4 tiny holes in your abdo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucosal growth..: Abnormal mucosal overgrowth in side GB.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Kidney stones do not cause bladder incontinence.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very curable: Most bladder stones can be broken up into little pieces or dust by endoscopic laser or lithoclast lithotripsy (breaking up stone by laser or "jackhamm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopic: Usually an outpatient laparoscopic surgical procedure to remove the gallbladder through 1-4 small incisions, usually less than an hour surgery, usuall ... Read More

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