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Uric acid can cause gallstones and cholelithiasis. Is this true?
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Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
In brief: False.
Gallstones are composed of cholesterol and/or bilirubin (a metabolic product from the breakdown of old red blood cells).
Uric acid may cause kidney stones and gout.

In brief: False.
Gallstones are composed of cholesterol and/or bilirubin (a metabolic product from the breakdown of old red blood cells).
Uric acid may cause kidney stones and gout.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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