1. Which doctor should I consult for the treatment of gallstones?
You can consult a general physician or a gastroenterologist. 2. What are the complications of gallstones?
Sometimes gallstones can block the cystic duct or common bile duct. Obstruction may cause the following problems -
Pancreatitis 3. Can gallstones be prevented?
Prevention of cholesterol gallstones is possible with ursodiol. This bile acid medication that dissolves some cholesterol gallstones can also prevent the gallstones from forming.