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Am I more susceptible to gallbladder disease while pregnant?

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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pregnancy hormones slow how the bile passes through the gallbladder and increase your chances of both gallstones and gallbladder problems without stones.
Diet won't really affect whether you have gallstones but avoiding fatty foods can decrease your symptoms if you do.

In brief: Yes

Pregnancy hormones slow how the bile passes through the gallbladder and increase your chances of both gallstones and gallbladder problems without stones.
Diet won't really affect whether you have gallstones but avoiding fatty foods can decrease your symptoms if you do.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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Dr. David Rothfeld
Radiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Gallbladder disease more common in the 4f's.
...Female, fat, forty and fertile.

In brief: Yes

Gallbladder disease more common in the 4f's.
...Female, fat, forty and fertile.
Dr. David Rothfeld
Dr. David Rothfeld
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