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44 yrs, have a gallbladder stone 30mm Without any pain only gas, Liver test function ok. Chorestrol in the blood always over limit. GB should remov?

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Dr. John Fung
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In brief: No definite answer

Treatment of asymptomatic gallstones is controversial.
Only 1-4% of patients will develop symptoms ascribed to gallstones in a year. However, once symptoms arise, you should definitely have it removed. Since gallstones are a combination of cholesterol, bilirubin and calcium. Since your cholesterol levels are elevated and you should start lipid lowering medications with diet changes.

In brief: No definite answer

Treatment of asymptomatic gallstones is controversial.
Only 1-4% of patients will develop symptoms ascribed to gallstones in a year. However, once symptoms arise, you should definitely have it removed. Since gallstones are a combination of cholesterol, bilirubin and calcium. Since your cholesterol levels are elevated and you should start lipid lowering medications with diet changes.
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