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A 19-year-old female asked:

Do acid reflux and gallstones have a link in any way?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Antony Joseph
General Surgery 21 years experience
No: There is no link as they involve 2 different organs though they can both occur concurrently.
Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 24 years experience
No: The only "link" is that they can both result in abdominal pain.

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A 18-year-old male asked:

Is acid reflux a sign of gallstones?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Acid reflux: Acid reflux is a sign of lower esophageal sphincter failure. There are many thoughts for the causes of les failure. Obesity, short esophagus, etc. Gall stones and acid reflux can be treated medically and surgically so don't suffer. Hope this helps.
Last updated May 8, 2013

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