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A 48-year-old male asked:

How long after the common bile duct blockage that an infection like acute cholangitis begins to appear? days? weeks? months?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
It depends on many things. General health, co-morbidities and degree of blockage - among other things
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