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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: If the gallstones are symptomatic, take the gall bladder out. If they were noted incidentally on an x ray but have not caused any pain or obstruction, ... Read More
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Dr. John Tedesco
17 years experience General Surgery
Surgery: Incidental gallstones are not harmful in and of themselves, and many americans have them without ever having any issues. However, if they intermitten ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No : Not that I'm aware of. Gallstones cause pain when they do in the upper abdomen. Maybe in your back. As for pregnancy test... Not likely
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
No: Gallstones and the medications used to treat the gallbladder have no effect on pregnancy tests.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Low fat diet: GB stones won't cause weight gain or mood swings. They do cause pain. Some Chinese teas can soften stones. If the stones are very big, you can try ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Basically none, : Unless you are a poor surgical or anesthetic risk. There is a medication that is successful only when the gallbladder is still functional, you need t ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Once you: develop symptomatic gallstones, there is really no medication that can make them go away. So the best and probably only option is surgical cholecyste ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
26 years experience Family Medicine
Greasy food: The gall bladder is stimulated to release bile salts when you eat a greasy/oily or spicy meal. Therefore she should avoid greasy and spicy food. T ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Temporary RX : Dissolution rx can be effective for small, non-calcified stones. However, the medication (urso) is poorly tolerated. Moreover, the gallstones will ret ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Never done.: Theoretically, we can open the gallbladder, remove the stones, and then close the gallbladder, but this is not how gallbladder disease is treated. Th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Sorry....: Billirubin can not be 237. If 23.7......the cause may be INH ( TB med ) induced liver damage. Need to see PMD.....for full evaluation.
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