can gallstones return? - page 3

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Has anyone heard of gallstones returning? A friend has had her gallbladder out but says she is having symptoms similar to what she had before her gallbladder was removed. I don't specialize in GI, so I was wondering if anyone... Read More


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    Quote from 5scardiacnurse
    Has anyone heard of gallstones returning? A friend has had her gallbladder out but says she is having symptoms similar to what she had before her gallbladder was removed. I don't specialize in GI, so I was wondering if anyone knew if gallstones could come back? Could they lodge in the bile ducts maybe. I know this is not a medical board, but I was curious.

    Thanks
    yes, they can comeback or occur in the bile duct. An ERCP can be preformed to get rid of the stones.


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