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What can I do to dissolving gallstone in natural way?

What can I do to dissolving gallstone in natural way?

Can't be done: Anyone offering you a "natural" treatment to make gallstones disappear is scamming you. The methods you'll find online produce weird bowel movements that gullible people are told are their dissolved gallstones. They aren't, and the "purges" can land you in the intensive care unit. There are a few chemicals that gastroenterologists can use for small stones but results are variable. Be savvy. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


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What is it take to dissolving large gallstones naturally?

What is it take to dissolving large gallstones naturally?

Nothing: There is not medicine to dissolve gallstones naturally. In fact, if there were such a medicine, I would be cautious in its use, as breaking up a stone makes it easier for the stone to pass into the biliary system potentially causing obstruction or pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder removal 2 weeks ago. Had black pigment gallstones. Prior to surgery had back pain right upper side. Yesterday and today pain is back?

Had gallbladder removal 2 weeks ago. Had black pigment gallstones. Prior to surgery had back pain right upper side. Yesterday and today pain is back?

Two possibilities: 1. "Ghost pain" from the AREA fwhich may have had some inflammatory reaction to your surgical procedure
2. the right upper side pain is due to some OTHER issue (s)
Consult first with the surgeon who removed your Gallbladder
Hope this is helpful
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Could gallstones in the pancrias cause blood loss? I have an occasional flair up where my stool is black and tarry (once or twice a month). Nov. 2009 my blood count was 5.6 and was given 4 units of blood. 9 months later my blood count was 6.7 and I was

Could gallstones in the pancrias cause blood loss? I have an occasional flair up where my stool is black and tarry (once or twice a month). Nov. 2009 my blood count was 5.6 and was given 4 units of blood. 9 months later my blood count was 6.7 and I was

Hemobillia: Hemobillia (blood in gastrointestinal tract from biliary oirign) is very rare.
Obscure causes of intestinal bleeding are mostly from small bowel av malformations, tumors etc. Intermittent episodes of gastrointestinal bleeding remain difficult to diagnose despite capsule endoscopy.
Angiography during an active episode of bleeding may provide a diagnosis.
Laparoscopy with small bowel examination is some times helpful.
Due to the intermittent ocassional episodes of blood loss a definite diagnosis is difficult to make. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/ gallstones a month ago, now having nagging upper left abdom pain, pale/yellow stool and now black tarry. What should I do? On ranitidine

Diagnosed w/ gallstones a month ago, now having nagging upper left abdom pain, pale/yellow stool and now black tarry. What should I do? On ranitidine

See doctor: Need evaluation for bleeding and possible complications from gallstones such as pancreatitis or common bile duct stone. See gastroenterologist, general surgeon or your primary doctor. ...Read more

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U/s negative for gallstones waiting on results from HIDA scan. Having intermittent pain on right side front and back near ribs. If not gb what?

U/s negative for gallstones waiting on results from HIDA scan. Having intermittent pain on right side front and back near ribs. If not gb what?

Right sided pain...: If ultrasound is negative for gallstones, there still could be a problem with the gallbladder. Sometimes CCK is administered during HIDA scan to calculate gallbladder ejection fraction and determine if there is a functional problem with the gallbladder. Is the pain associated with eating? Other organs in the right abdomen include the kidney and liver. Kidney stones can cause right flank pain. ...Read more

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How can acid form gallstones?

How can acid form gallstones?

Gallstone formation: Stone formation is a complex process that depends on the contents of the bile fluid, which includes the balance of acidity. Hormones, gallbladder contraction strength, and bile fluid containing the balances of salt, cholesterol, bile acids, & inflammation (bacteria) likely play a larger role. Most people are referring to reflux disease when they talk about acid; gerd doesn't cause gallstones. ...Read more

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Does gallstones lead to death?

Does gallstones lead to death?

Generally not: Gallstones can block the gallbladder, cause an infection which could theoretically lead to death but it would be very rare. ...Read more

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What can I do to dissolve gallstones?

Prescription: See your doctor to see if you are a candidate for medical therapy with something like actigall (ursodiol). Medications can take a few years to dissolve gallstones, does not work well for larger stones, and it does not work at all for calcified gallstones. Gallstones can also grow back unless you have surgery to remove the gallbladder & gallstones. ...Read more

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Best way to treat gallstones at home?

Depends: If your gallbladder/gallstones are symptomatic., You can try sticking to a low-fat diet avoiding greasy, fatty, spicy type foods. If this doesn't work then you will need surgery to remove your gallbladder. ...Read more

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Why is it that people do get gallstones?

Why is it that people do get gallstones?

Not exactly known: Exactly why people get gallstones is not fully known. Ethnicity, older age, female gender, hormone therapy, high fat diet, obesity, rapid weight loss, diabetes, high triglycerides, and lipid-lowering medication can increase your risk. Cholesterol stones form when bile contains too much cholesterol, too much bilirubin, or not enough bile salts, or when the gallbladder does not empty efficiently. ...Read more

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Can you gain weight by having gallstones?

No: No, in fact it's often the other way around. Gaining weight increases the risk of developing gallstones. ...Read more

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What is a example of a 1cm size gallstones?

Question: I am sorry, but I do not understand your question. What do you mean by example...? ...Read more

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What illnesses mimic the passing gallstones?

Mostly: Hepatitis or rumors of the biliary system amongst others. The pain can be similar to that of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Which medications are available to treat gallstones?

Basically none,: Unless you are a poor surgical or anesthetic risk. There is a medication that is successful only when the gallbladder is still functional, you need to take it for up to 2 years, and has chemical hepatitis risk. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of gallstones?

Please explain what are some symptoms of gallstones?

Gallstones: There are many causes for gallstones some are even congenital
you should schedule an appt with your pcp or GI md to help with the cause for your symptoms which can be RUQ belly or right sided back pain, nausea, vomiting, and even atypical chest pain or jaundice. ...Read more

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Do gallstones cause persistent or intermittant pain?

Symptoms vary: Gallstones may not produce any symptoms. When they do, it usually is intermitent, widely spaced episodes. Symptoms can be pain or even indigestion or 'heartburn' like sensations. (ingested foods worsen gallbladder symptoms, but, usually calm ulcer symptoms). As troubles worsen, gallbladder pain can become continuous and sharper/ more intense. ...Read more

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When you have gallstones does it feel like baby kicks?

Apples and oranges: Non related, unequal comparison, one is normal physiology even though painful, sorry for all our mothers. Pain in gall bladder disease varies based on the extent of disease could be mild RUQ, rt shoulder, and back pain in mild disease to severe unbearable pain, peritonitis and shock in a ruptured gangrenous gall bladder. ...Read more

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When it comes to gallstones what do they do to fix it?

When it comes to gallstones what do they do to fix it?

Cholecystectomy...: Aka, gallbladder removal. Gallstones are made by the gallbladder and will re-form if we just remove the stones. Thankfully, people do very well without them and they can almost-always be removed via outpatient laparoscopic surgery, returning to normal activities in 7-10 days. If you have gallstones and are having attacks of pain, I recommend that you see a general surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes gallstones to become symptomatic or active?

What causes gallstones to become symptomatic or active?

Depends: If one has multiple small gallstones these can exit the gallbladder and cause obstruction of the common bile duct or pancreatic duct which will result in pain, jaundice, or pancreatitis. If one has several large stones that do not obstruct the gallbladder one may remain symptom-free. ...Read more

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Is gallstone pain typically only on the right side/back?

Yes typical: Right upper abdomen and flank but can be central and and rlq commonly also. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are gallstones a serious medical condition?

Not usually: Many will have gallstones and have no abdominal symptoms. Rarely serious issues will occur such as pancreatitis or bile duct obstruction with jaundice. Usually it is an elective option for laparoscopic surgery to remove the gallbladder if you are having abdominal symptoms from gallstones. ...Read more

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Which types of food can be eaten when you have gallstones?

Low fat: 10 gram low fat diet is recommended. Avoid excess dairy products, fried foods, and fast foods as they are higher in fat content. Fat is the stimulus to the gallbladder. ...Read more

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I get these painful gallstone attacks. How can I stop them?

If you are: Sure that they are gallbladder attacks, you should have surgery asap. If you wait too long, your gallbladder can get acutely inflamed, which makes your surgery and post op recovery that much more difficult. Sometimes, the gallbladder becomes so inflamed that open surgery becomes necessary. Go see your surgeon now. ...Read more

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What are powerful ways to reduce pain caused by a gallstone?

Medicine or surgery: Surgery to remove the gallbladder and stones, laparoscopic, will resolve the problem. Otherwise avoid fatty, fried, grasy foods & may need to take pain medication temporarily from your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do about the gallstones I just found out I have?

What should I do about the gallstones I just found out I have?

Surgery: The only viable treatment for gallstones is removal of the gallbladder. However, if your gallstones are not causing problems a person could go their whole lives without surgery. You should know that if a gallstone gets "stuck" at the place where the gallbladder drains it can cause severe pain and gallbladder infection. At that point surgery is usually required. Best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What should you eat when you have gallstones that doesn't cause pain?

Anything you want: If you have no symptoms then carry on. Just know that there may be a time when a stone gets stuck where the gallbladder empties and it may then cause severe pain and possible infection. In that setting you should see a doctor and see if the gallbladder needs removing. There is no diet that will make the stones go away. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do when you are starting to have a gallstone attack?

LetNatureTakeCourse: Most attacks occur due to a stone temporarily blocking the (cystic) duct that drains the gallbladder; this stone usually falls back w/in an hour or so, relieving the pain. Narcotics may be effective to "break" an attack, either by reducing pressure in the biliary tree or just holding one over until nature takes its course. Best bet: don't wait for the next attack to occur--get treated (surgery). ...Read more