Frequently Asked Questions
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 -
- Acute cholecystitis
- Chronic cholecystitis
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.