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A 18-year-old male asked:

is it likely for an 18 year old male to get gallstones?

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
Possible: Adolescents can surely develop gallstones, especially if there is a family tendency. However, unless they are symptomatic gallstones can be ignored. Good luck.

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A 18-year-old male asked:

Why is gallstones unlikely in an 18 year old male? I think i may have gallstones.

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Gallstones: While they may still occur, your age and gender are against the norm for them. Get evaluated by a doctor, they can evaluate your symptoms and concerns.

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