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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Gallstone: No question asked, but unless you are having symptoms a gallstone found incidentally on ct ( which i assume) means little.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Symptoms?: The decision to treat gallstones is not based on the size or number of stones, but on the presence or absence of pain. A typical gallbladder attack ca... Read More
Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 30 years experience
Gallbladder removal: If you have had any discomfort, bloating or abdominal pains, and have documented gallstones, the most prudent treatment is removal of the gallbladder... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Pain and nausea: Upper abdominal pressure discomfort with gas and bloated feeling after eating, may get upper abdominal pain and nausea, sometimes vomiting. Worse afte... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Your choice: Gallstones are like a time bomb. They may not hurt today, yet tomorrow the pain may be through the roof and not only that but jaundice, pancreatitis a... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Gallstone: A common condition of stones forming in the gallbladder. Can be observed if causing no problems. If causing upper abdominal discomforts with nausea or... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Depends: Single stone symptomatic recurrent cholecystitis age other risk factors.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
If symptomatic: Gallstones not causing any symptoms, such as being found incidentally during an abdominal ultrasound or ct performed for an other reason usually do no... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
General Surgery 45 years experience
Can be very: I assume you mean that your bilirubin is elevated on a blood test. If this is so, it could be due to a common duct stone obstructing the main bile duc... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Could try: A medication actigall (ursodiol) to see if the gallstone can dissolve. However can take 2-3 years for the medication to work, does not work for large ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Magic: Short of surgery there is no way to remove stone. Depending on type of stone it is possible to dissolve with medication, but medication must taken lif... Read More

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