Is removing the gall bladder only way to get rid of the stone permanently?

Yes. The only way to permanently remove gallstones that are causing difficulties or symptoms is surgery to remove both the gallbladder & gallstones.

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How do I get rid of gall bladder stones?

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...

How do I get rid of a gall bladder stone from home and with no visit to the doctor/hospital?

Can't be done. The only proven way to remove a stone from the gallbladder is through surgery. Attempts at dissolving gallbladder stones were not successful as the stones tend to recur off medication. Gallbladder "cleanses" using dietary means have not been shown to be effective. Sometimes gallstones can be "silent" or asymptomatic; removing them doesn't always solve the problem. A doctor can help you decide. Read more...
Unlikely. How do you know you have one? If for sure, most are pretty solid. Even extreme diets are unlikely to cause resorption. Read more...

I have gall bladder stones and they are preventing me from getting pregnant and I would like to know what to take as in medication to get rid of them?

Why they preventing . Why they are preventing you to have baby, gb removal is a simple minimum risk out patient procedure you do not want complications during your pregnancy due to gall stones, if removed will prevent them. Speak to your doctor. Read more...

I had gall stones a few years ago I was supposed to get my gall bladder removed when they were first discovered but never happened so I changed my diet and got rid of them but recently I'm getting the attacks again how do I manage the pain while waiting t

Diet is key. Well, let's begin with you did not get rid of gallstones. Meals that have a high fat content will cause the gallbladder to contract, sometimes rather forcefully. That causes pain, especially if gall stone stuck in neck. Low fat diet may potentially reduce some of the pain. With continued pain you should see your Doctor.it may mean you have to have the gallbladder out sooner. Read more...

What type of medication for to get rid of sludge in my gall bladder?

Ursodiol. Sludge consists of microscopic stones. For sludge in the gallbladder associated with vague symptoms, ursodiol can help to dissolve the microscopic stones over the course of months. For more severe symptoms, surgery is more effective. For infection, surgery is required. Read more...

Gall bladder question. What drinks, juices prevent gall stones?

The evidence says... There is no evidence that anything helps prevent gall stones. However, if you avoid being overweight, avoid drinks high in sugar and fat, and avoid type 2 diabetes, it will help you avoid gall stones. Read more...

Give me the treatment process and medicine names for gall bladder stone.

Surgery. The only effective treatment for symptoms or complications of gallbladder stones is surgery to remove the gallbladder. This can be done in a minimally invasive fashion as an outpatient. Medications are not effective. Read more...

How can one prevent developing kidney stones and gall bladder stones? Is there any food items that can help cure it naturally?

Kidney and Gallstone. First, find out why you have these problems at age 33. Second, treatment will depend on that answer. Third, as regards the kidney stones, drink lots of water. Read more...