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How you could ease the pain of gallstones or gallbladder problems?

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Dr. David Rothfeld
Radiology

In brief: Surgery

It sounds as though you need a cholecystectomy.
They are done through a laparoscope today and although any surgery is a big surgery when you are the patient, the recovery time and pain from this procedure has been markedly diminished over the past 20 years.

In brief: Surgery

It sounds as though you need a cholecystectomy.
They are done through a laparoscope today and although any surgery is a big surgery when you are the patient, the recovery time and pain from this procedure has been markedly diminished over the past 20 years.
Dr. David Rothfeld
Dr. David Rothfeld
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: Narcotics

Unfortunately, once you start having gallbladder attacks, the only definitive treatment is surgery.
Thankfully, this is a very simple, straightforward operation that can get you back to normal activity in 1-2 weeks. There are some ways to dissolve stones but they are ineffective in the long run: the gallbladder is the gallstone factory and new ones will form.

In brief: Narcotics

Unfortunately, once you start having gallbladder attacks, the only definitive treatment is surgery.
Thankfully, this is a very simple, straightforward operation that can get you back to normal activity in 1-2 weeks. There are some ways to dissolve stones but they are ineffective in the long run: the gallbladder is the gallstone factory and new ones will form.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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