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

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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