My mother had gallbladder stones is there any treatment rather then surgery?

Not really. you can try to manage the pain by medication, you can even try the medication that might be able to dissolve some specific stone,but you could not make the gallbladder healthy again.if the patient is healthy enough to tolerate surgery . Then surgery is the only cure for this problem,that will eliminate any potential complication associated with gallbladder stone. All other option are palliative .

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What are symptoms of gallbladder stones and do I need surgery?

Pain and nausea. Upper abdominal pressure discomfort with gas and bloated feeling after eating, may get upper abdominal pain and nausea, sometimes vomiting. Worse after eating some fatty or greasy foods. Pain can go into the right upper abdomen. Read more...

Doctor my wife is having gallbladder stones...Is surgery necessary for that?

Does she have pain? The only definitive treatment of gallbladder disease is to remove the "gallstone factory".Thankfully, this can usually be removed via out-patient laparoscopic surgery. Like all operations, there are risks and it is up to your wife & her surgeon to decide if the benefits of this operation outweigh the risks. However, if she has stones that are "silent"--not causing symptoms--we don't recommend rx. Read more...
Not necessarily. Gallstones are common - 25% of women by age 60 and 20% of men by age 75 but they usually don't cause symptoms. This is called cholelithiasis. When symptoms arise, its cholecystitis and this usually requires surgical intervention. Read more...

Is there a good homeopathic treatment for kidney and gallbladder stones?

Yes, possible. Other treatments may well be needed with existing, large kidney stones, but homeopathy may have potential in solving chronic tendencies towards making them: http://tinyurl.Com/mhjmoxg also there have been cases of existing stones successfully being expelled with homeopathic treatment: http://tinyurl.Com/kk78de6 several remedies can help with gall stones too, but you need a skilled homeopath. Read more...

Homeopathic treatment for gallbladder stones?

Good luck ... Dissolution therapy with oral bile salts is slow & prolonged (6-12 months) and often unreliable (low efficacy unless stones are pure cholesterol stones and are not calcified). Side effects are possible and there is a probable lifetime commitment to therapy, if it works at all. Address with your doctor your reservations about conventional treatment options. Read more...
None. There is no effective homeopathic treatment for gallstones. In the past some prescribed medicines were used to dissolve stones, but they had many side effects and were not that effective. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy has replaced medical dissolution and shock wave treatment. Read more...

What's the action should take with my recurrent thyroid gland with a T3 (liothyronine) 5.1 results before going for gallbladder stones surgery asap?

Need TSH level. You don't mention the units for the t3 (liothyronine) level. If it is a free t3 (liothyronine) with units of pmol/l, then 5.1 would be normal. The best test of thyroid function for someone without a thyroid and on thyroid hormone is the TSH level. Read more...

What treatment or medication can you suggest for a patient diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, (already had an enlarged heart, gallbladder stones & ascites?

Meds for cirrhosis. Not much to offer, other than liver transplantation. These classes of medications help somewhat - diuretics, some beta blockers and lactulose. Tips is a procedure that is done for alleviating portal hypertension in cirrhosis. Read more...