A 55-year-old female asked:
Gallbladder and bile duct are normal but have stones and had one attack. can diet do the trick or do i need surgery?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Biliary colic or not: Additional testing may clarify the need for surgery. Do you have elevated liver tests? Have you had a CCK-HIDA scan?
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Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Likely surgery.: Your can try to minimize the impact of these stones through maintaining a low-fat diet, but you won’t be able to get rid of the stones through diet. If you’ve already had one attack, you’ll likely need surgery eventually.
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Last updated Jan 6, 2020
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