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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Unknown: Gallbladder sludge can be related to not eating & dehydration & then resolve on its own. If the sludge is due to gallbladder dysfunction then it is un ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Sludge is a variant: form of stones. Instead of large globular stones, you have many small crystals, and yes, you can have that instead of or in addition to discreet "ston ... Read More
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Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Gallstone: Depending on the size, it might work its way through the duct. An ERCP can be done. This procedure would be decided on by the surgeon or gastroenter ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
What instructions?: The standard treatment for gallstones is removing your gallbladder; i believe this should be the last resort rather than initial treatment. I've had m ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
That you: Will likely need to have it removed to avoid complications of chole cystitis and/or erosion.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
There is a reason: Sludge is formed in a diseased gall bladder ( do not form in healthy gall bladder ) in time these dust like particles will form as gall stones ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Wolfman
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Need a HIDA scan: You may have gallbladder dyskineasia, a functional disorder of your gallbladder. A HIDA scan can check the under or over functioning which both may le ... Read More
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A 2-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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WhereTheWildGeeseGo: Because that's where they belong. It would be kinda weird if you had them in your head, right?But that aside, they're usually due to an imbalance of t ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
24 years experience General Surgery
Gallstones: Gallstones with no gallbladder. There are different kinds and the can arise in the main canal between your liver and intestine . The cause is unknown ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible not in GB: Once gall bladder is out , no more gall bladder stones, before removal small stones could be moved into bile ducts, called retained stones, very rare ... Read More
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