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Am I more susceptible to gallbladder disease while pregnant?

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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pregnancy hormones slow how the bile passes through the gallbladder and increase your chances of both gallstones and gallbladder problems without stones. Diet won't really affect whether you have gallstones but avoiding fatty foods can decrease your symptoms if you do.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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