11 doctors weighed in:
Can you die from cholecystitis?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
9 doctors agree
In brief: Uncommon
Left untreated, cholecystitis may lead to rupture of the gall bladder with spread of infection to the abdominal cavity, peritonitis and septicemia and death.

In brief: Uncommon
Left untreated, cholecystitis may lead to rupture of the gall bladder with spread of infection to the abdominal cavity, peritonitis and septicemia and death.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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2 comments
Dr. Arthur Heller
If stone gets stuck in bile ducts downstream from GB, can lead to serious infection, and/or inflammation of pancreas (also serious)
Dr. J. Roth
Very rarely. There generally would be warning signs such as pain, fever, jaundice. But untreated, gallbladder complications can be very serious.
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