A 34-year-old female asked:
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hida showed 6%ef. only have occasional nausea & discomfort in gb region. mrcp showed sludge and now taking urso. can ef% improve or gb removal needed?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
GB sludge: Sludge in the gall bladder can cause continuing episodes of abdominal discomfort and digestive disturbances. Gall bladder removal can relieve these symptoms even in the absence of stones. I doubt that URSO will be able to accomplish this.
Answered on Oct 9, 2016
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