4 doctors weighed in:
What are the minimum tests needed to diagnose gallstones?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Usually ultrasound
An ultrasound of the gallbladder is usually the simplest, least expensive test to diagnose gallstones.
Gallstones can be found incidentally on a number of other tests like ct, mri, etc.

In brief: Usually ultrasound
An ultrasound of the gallbladder is usually the simplest, least expensive test to diagnose gallstones.
Gallstones can be found incidentally on a number of other tests like ct, mri, etc.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Thank
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology
In brief: Ultrasound
Ultrasound of gb shows all stones.
Most stones can be seen on xray and ct but not all stones. Us is best.

In brief: Ultrasound
Ultrasound of gb shows all stones.
Most stones can be seen on xray and ct but not all stones. Us is best.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Mark Pack
Board Certified, Surgery
27 years in practice
3M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors