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Are there long-term effects of bile duct diseases?
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In brief: Yes
And they can range from the simple (stones, changes in bowel habits) to the serious (cancer of bile ducts or liver).
Luckily most are self limited and don't have long term influence in survival.

In brief: Yes
And they can range from the simple (stones, changes in bowel habits) to the serious (cancer of bile ducts or liver).
Luckily most are self limited and don't have long term influence in survival.
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bile ducts
Depends on what you mean by bile duct problems? If associated with gallbladder there are one set of potential issues.
If associated with the liver there are set of problems.

In brief: Bile ducts
Depends on what you mean by bile duct problems? If associated with gallbladder there are one set of potential issues.
If associated with the liver there are set of problems.
Dr. Alexander Barkan
Dr. Alexander Barkan
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
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In brief: Too broad
Question is too broad.
Specify the condition. Usually biliary diseases are complex.

In brief: Too broad
Question is too broad.
Specify the condition. Usually biliary diseases are complex.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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