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How come i had gallstones in my gallbladder?

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Dr. Robert Sterling
A Verified Doctoranswered
46 years experience
WhereTheWildGeeseGo: Because that's where they belong. It would be kinda weird if you had them in your head, right?But that aside, they're usually due to an imbalance of the stuff that enters your bile(in the gall bladder) the chemicals that make up the bile then can't do their job, and those stones form. Various theories how or why.Ask what kinds of stones they were (what they were composed of) for a clue (diet, etc)
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Genetics: In born error of metabolism. Your bile lacks an enzyme that keep cholesterol in solution and it precipitates out as gall stones.

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