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my mom is 59, can she go for laprosurgery instead of having small stones and doesn't complaints any symptoms. plz inform me. thanx?

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Silent gall stone: Some people have silent gallstones and live normal life. If your mother has no symptoms, her doctor can watch closely. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is preferred choice over open surgery. Again both procedures are invasive and carries complications. Which procedure is better, your mother's doctor would advise, knowing her medical history and physical.

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