A member asked:

Can one develop gallstones even after gallbladder removed? if so, how is it possible and why? if gallbladder is gone how can gallstones develop?

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Dr. Tri Huynh answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Stone: Despite having gallbladder removed, a small percentage of patients can still form stones within the bile duct. This is related to bile being concentrated. There are different types of stones, most common is cholesterol.

Answered 9/29/2016



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