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How should I treat gallstones?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly surgery

If the gallstones are consistently causing problems (pain with eating, jaundice, pancreatitis), the gallbladder should be surgically removed.
Avoiding fatty foods and losing weight can help lessen these symptoms and may make surgery unnecessary.

In brief: Possibly surgery

If the gallstones are consistently causing problems (pain with eating, jaundice, pancreatitis), the gallbladder should be surgically removed.
Avoiding fatty foods and losing weight can help lessen these symptoms and may make surgery unnecessary.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology

In brief: Surgery or Ursodiol

The standard treatment for gall stones is surgery.
Drugs such as ursodiol can dissolve some types of gall stones but must be taken forever because when stopped gall stones usually come back.

In brief: Surgery or Ursodiol

The standard treatment for gall stones is surgery.
Drugs such as ursodiol can dissolve some types of gall stones but must be taken forever because when stopped gall stones usually come back.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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