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7 Nonsurgical Treatments for Gallstones

October 24, 2019
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From the Everyday Health website

The gallbladder’s main function is to store bile, a substance secreted by the liver that helps with digestion. Sometimes bile contents crystallize and form gallstones.

Gallstones, which can be as small as a grain of salt or as large as a golf ball, can cause some serious problems. They can block ducts inside the organ, causing the gallbladder to become inflamed. Even worse, when a gallstone passes out of the gallbladder duct and into the main bile duct, it can lead to a bile duct infection that can ultimately cause inflammation of the pancreas.

Here are seven alternatives to surgery:

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