Common Gallstone Symptoms

Most people with gallstones have no symptoms. In some people (between one and four out of 100) the stones can start to cause symptoms, including the following problems:   Biliary colic If you have gallstones they can migrate towards the exit site of the gallbladder as it squeezes. This commonly ...
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The Gallbladder

The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped pouch about 5 to 10 cm long. It is tucked just under the liver, below the right rib cage and is connected to the intestine and liver by small tubes called bile ducts. Bile ducts carry bile, a yellow-green fluid produced by your liver. ...
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What Are Gallstones?

Gallstones are lumps of solid material that form in the gallbladder. They usually look like small stones or gravel, but can be as small as sand or as large as pebbles, sometimes filling the gallbladder. They may take years to grow and there may be one or several. Gallstones are ...
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