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if you have gallbladder disease do they remove the entire gallbladder?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Surgery removes both the gallbladder and the gallstones. If the gallbladder was not removed, gallstones would grow back again.

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Last updated Aug 3, 2012

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