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What are the causes of a low functioning gall bladder?

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In brief: Obstruction of flow

Bile flow can be obstructed from gallstones or scarring or kinking of the cystic duct--the duct leading from the gallbladder to the main common bile duct.
That's why you can have typical gallbladder symptoms in the absence of stones.

In brief: Obstruction of flow

Bile flow can be obstructed from gallstones or scarring or kinking of the cystic duct--the duct leading from the gallbladder to the main common bile duct.
That's why you can have typical gallbladder symptoms in the absence of stones.
Dr. Mark Dickson
Dr. Mark Dickson
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In brief: Usually gallstones

But liver disease can cause it too.

In brief: Usually gallstones

But liver disease can cause it too.
Dr. Robert Uyeda
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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