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What is the best way of treating pain due to gallstones?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: Cholecystectomy

The most definitive way to treat the pain of gallbladder disease is to have one's gallbladder removed.
This is a very safe, straightforward operation with few side effects. During an actual gallbladder attack, taking a narcotic pain medication may actually "break" an attack; we see this quite often in people who are seen in the er.

In brief: Cholecystectomy

The most definitive way to treat the pain of gallbladder disease is to have one's gallbladder removed.
This is a very safe, straightforward operation with few side effects. During an actual gallbladder attack, taking a narcotic pain medication may actually "break" an attack; we see this quite often in people who are seen in the er.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery

Take the gallbladder out before you have a complication.

In brief: Surgery

Take the gallbladder out before you have a complication.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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