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I have tried many treatments to dissolve gallstones and the pain is still there. Time for the or?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
The only definitive treatment of gallbladder disease is to remove the "gallstone factory".
Thankfully, this can usually be removed via out-patient laparoscopic surgery. Like all operations, there are risks and it is up to you and your surgeon to decide if the benefits of this operation outweigh the risks. If you are like most patients, your quality of life will improve after this surgery.

In brief: Yes.
The only definitive treatment of gallbladder disease is to remove the "gallstone factory".
Thankfully, this can usually be removed via out-patient laparoscopic surgery. Like all operations, there are risks and it is up to you and your surgeon to decide if the benefits of this operation outweigh the risks. If you are like most patients, your quality of life will improve after this surgery.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
In brief: Yes. For sure
Small gallstones are actually more dangerous than a big gallstone since they can pass through the duct and irritate the pancreas.
Once symptoms of pain begin, surgery is recommended to avoid the inevitable complications.

In brief: Yes. For sure
Small gallstones are actually more dangerous than a big gallstone since they can pass through the duct and irritate the pancreas.
Once symptoms of pain begin, surgery is recommended to avoid the inevitable complications.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine
In brief: Likely yes
Discuss it with your md regarding next step.

In brief: Likely yes
Discuss it with your md regarding next step.
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
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