Can You Pass a Gallstone?


Gallstones refer to structures that resemble pebbles and that form in the gallbladder. They will generally remain in the gallbladder. However, in some cases they can pass into the bile duct. This may result in blockage that can cause infections such as cholecystitis.
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1. Do not flush the toilet after you pass solid waste. 2. Place on protective latex gloves. 3. Lift the mass of feces into the old strainer. 4. Sift through the feces for small stones
No, one cannot pass gall stones, only kidney stones which is extremely painful.
No. If gallstones are flushed out with a bowel
Gallstones aren't like kidney stones, and aren't likely to pass. They just continue to build up. Some are big - far larger than the duct that they would need to pass through. Others
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Can You Pass Gallstones?
A diet high in fat combined with cholesterol-lowering drugs can cause gallstones to occur. Race, gender, age and family history can also be contributing factors to the development of gallstones. When gallstones cause symptoms, the outcome is usually... More »
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