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How likely are you to have gallstones in the bile duct years after gallbladder removal?

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Dr. Mark Dickson answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Rare but can happen: It is not unheard of to have bile duct stones after removal of the gallbladder. Usually it occurs within two year of the operation, but can occur later. An ERCP can usually take care of it.

Answered 8/9/2018



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