What Does a Gallstone Look like?

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A gallstone is a tiny, pebble like substance which develops in a gallbladder. They normally form when liquid that is stored in the gallbladder hardens into pieces of stone like structure. The two types of gallstones are pigment gallstone and cholesterol gallstone.
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Gallstones look like small stones or gravel and can be as large as a pebble at times. They are usually formed in the gallbladder, and in severe cases they can fill the while bladder. Gallstones are formed from chemicals that are in the bile, which consist of cholesterol.
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Gallstones usually look like small stones. If they are made of bilirubin they are usually dark in color. Other stones can be more like sand and can be as large as a golf ball.
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I recently had my gal blatter taken out because of gal stones. They are kind-of a rust color and can range in sizes. I would recomend talking to your doctor if you are worried or
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Hi, I am not sure what would be the easiest way to describe how gallstones look like. The thing is that they are crystalline concretions that form over time in your gallbladder by
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Time for an Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) tumor marker blood test I think. Also a new abdominal ultrasound to look for Hepatomas, followed by a visit to a Gastroenterologist or Hepatologist
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