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  • What are gallstones?

    When the excess cholesterol present in the bile turns into crystals, they are called gallstones. The gallstones do not let the gallbladder empty properly. Gallstones are of different sizes and sometimes cause the inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis). If the gallstones form repeatedly, laparoscopic surgery is needed.


    Gallbladder Stone in Different Languages
    • Gallbladder stone in Hindi- पित्ताशय की पथरी
    • Gallbladder stone in Telugu- పిత్తాశయం రాయి
    • Gallbladder stone in Tamil- பித்தப்பை கல்
    • Gallbladder stone in Bengali- পিত্ত পাথর
    Types of gallstones
    • Cholesterol stones
    • Pigment stones
    • Mixed stones
    Complications of untreated gallbladder stones
    • Inflammation of the gallbladder
    • Blockage of the common bile duct
    • Blockage in the pancreatic duct
    • Gallbladder cancer
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    Gallstones Treatment


    Diagnosis procedures first involve some questions asked by a doctor to the patients. These questions are about the diet intake, family history of gallstone, etc. This is followed by a few physical examinations to test the pain in the abdomen. The confirmatory test may include:

    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) – to locate the stuck gallstones in bile duct, a tine camera is incorporated down to gastrointestinal (GI) tract which sends out a complete video of gallbladder.
    • Abdominal Ultrasound: This is an imaging test used to analyse if there is gallstones present in the gallbladder.


    Treatment of gallstones may incorporate two medical procedures:

    This procedure involves oral medications to dissolve the gallstones. It is believed that cholesterol gallstones can be dissolve with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA). Medicational treatment takes a lot time to completely remove the gallstones. While it takes years to complete the entire course, discontinuing the treatment procedure can let the gallstones reappear.

    Surgical treatment involves permanent removal of the gallbladder which can be done through two way:

    • Traditional Surgery: One single large incision is made in the abdomen to remove the gallbladder from the body. Removal of the gallbladder (called Cholecystectomy) does not have any adverse consequences as bile flows directly from liver to small intestine through common bile duct.
    • Laparoscopic Surgery: In this minimally invasive procedure, patient is given general anesthesia and 3 to 4 small incision are made in the abdomen area. A narrow tube-like instrument which has a camera, is threaded into the abdomen through one of these incisions. Other incisions are used to incorporate surgical instruments. Following this, gallbladder and gallstones are removed and incision are closed.

    Gallstone Surgery Recovery Time in Hyderabad

    Gallstone Surgery Complete Recovery Period Hospital Stay
    ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) Up to 1 week Usually outpatient may require a short stay.
    Gallstone Open Surgery 6-8 weeks Varies, typically 2-7 days depending on the procedure.
    GALLSTONES CBD Calculus 6 weeks Varies, typically 2-7 days depending on the procedure.

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    Why choose Pristyn Care for Gallstone Surgery ?

    Best Gallstone Surgery Clinics


    Advanced Gallbladder Stone Removal Surgery

    At Pristyn Care, we leverage advanced laparoscopic and traditional techniques to remove the gallbladder entirely. The treatment is minimally invasive and the damage to other organs and structures is negligible, along with high success rates.


    Expert Laparoscopic Surgeons

    Our expert gallstone doctors have 10+ years of experience in performing gallbladder removal surgery or cholecystectomy safely. The doctor compiles a personalized treatment plan for each patient.


    Smooth Recovery & Post-op Care

    Pristyn Care team and doctors will stay in touch with you to provide ample support and proper care after surgery. We provide free follow-up consultations to all the patients to ensure they have a smooth recovery.


    Insurance Approval & No-Cost EMI

    We accept all health insurance to cover the gallstone treatment cost. No-Cost EMI service is also available for all patients to divide the entire treatment cost into easy installments.

    Frequently Asked Questions on Gallstones Treatment

    How to reduce the risk of gallstones?

    You can reduce the risk of gallstones by making sure that you

    • Don’t skip the meals
    • Lose weight slowly
    • Eat high-fiber food items
    • Maintain a healthy lifestyle

    Do people prefer laparoscopic surgery for gallstones in Hyderabad?

    Yes, with the technological evolution, laparoscopic surgery for gallstone is the preferred treatment in Hyderabad.

    Is it possible to prevent gallstones by changing your diet?

    Yes, you can prevent gallstones from forming by eating a high-fiber diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, and healthy fats like fish oil or olive oil. Also, avoid refined carbohydrates, sugary, and fried foods.

    What makes Pristyn Care reliable for gallstones treatment in Hyderabad?

    The services Pristyn Care provides is deemed worthy by the people as we provide:

    • USFDA Approved Procedures
    • Experienced Surgeons
    • Thorough and confidential consultations
    • Constant coordination and overall support
    • Testimonials from satisfied patients

    What is the success rate of gallstones treatment in Hyderabad?

    The success rate of laparoscopic gallstone treatment in Hyderabad with Pristyn Care is 99% as our doctors utilize top-grade equipment and have years of experience to back up their skills.

    Can gallstones become a serious issue?

    Yes, if not treated on time, gallstones can cause serious issues like

    • Gallbladder infection
    • Inflammation in the pancreas
    • Blockage of live and bile ducts
    • Severe tears in the gallbladder that can be fatal sometimes

    Will there be any complications after gallstone treatment in Hyderabad?

    No, being a metro city, Hyderabad has advanced medical services and technology. Moreover, most surgeons choose laparoscopic treatment to ensure that there are no complications after surgery.

    Who are the top doctors for gallstone treatment in Hyderabad?

    Pristyn Care associates with top doctors like Dr. K Prudhvinath and Dr. Rajeshwar Kamineni who have more than 10 years of experience in dealing with gallstones and other ailments.

    Are Pristyn Care doctors available in different locations for gallstone treatment in Hyderabad?

    Yes, our doctors are available in different locations within the metro city including areas like Kondapur, Kukatpally, Secunderabad, and others.

    Will Pristyn Care provide post-surgery care for gallstones in Hyderabad?

    Of course, we make sure that all the patients opting for gallstone treatment in Hyderabad receive special care and attention pre and post-op.

    Can Ayurvedic medicine work for gallstones treatment?

    In a few cases, Ayurvedic treatments can be helpful in the treatment of gallstones if they are small in size. However, the treatment will take 6 to 12 months and there is no guarantee that it will work in all cases.

    Can I book an appointment with the doctors on call for Gallstones Treatment in Hyderabad?

    Yes, you can call Pristyn Care for gallstone treatment in Hyderabad and we will book an appointment for you as per your comfort and schedule.

    Which specialists should be consulted for gallstones treatment in Hyderabad?

    If your gallstone symptoms are not very severe, you can consult a primary care provider first. If you think necessary, either the primary doctor can recommend you a gastroenterologist or you can consult one too. A gastroenterologist is a specialist who can treat both gallbladder and gallstone removal.

    Is there any Pristyn Care Gallstone clinic is near me in Hyderabad?

    There are several Pristyn Care clinics in Hyderabad. To know about the nearest gallstone clinic to your location, you may contact our medical coordinator. Our team will guide you to the nearest clinic where you can consult our expert gallstone specialist and undergo the most effective treatment.

    Should I go to the ER for gallstones?

    You don’t need to go to Emergency Room (ER) for gallstone removal surgery if you undergo treatment without delay. Most people ignore the treatment and wait until the condition worsens. They usually seek treatment when they experience tremendous pain. In such cases, the patient might be rushed to the ER. But if the person undergoes surgery at an initial stage of gallstones, the surgery is usually very simple and ensures healthy recovery.

    What is cost of laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder stones in Hyderabad?

    There is no particular cost of gallstone treatment in Hyderabad. The price may vary from one case to another, and also from one hospital to the other. The factors that affect the price of gallstone may include charges of the hospital, cost of the diagnostic tests, the mode of payment, and several other charges.

    What surgery options you have for gallstone removal?

    There are two surgical ways to remove the gallbladder or gallstones.

    • Open surgery – The surgeon makes an incision and removes the gallbladder.
    • Laparoscopic surgery – This is also known as ‘keyhole surgery’ No big incision is made in the procedure. There are only small incisions made through which the surgeon inserts surgical instruments to remove the gallbladder.

    Is there any gallbladder stone remedy in Ayurveda?

    The common ayurvedic medicine for gallstones involves using:

    • Turmeric
    • Aloe Vera
    • Gokshura (dried fruits of Tribulus Terrestris)
    • Kalonji (Nigella Sativa)
    • Black pepper

    These ingredients can be used to cleanse the body and improve the overall health of the individual. However, there is no evidence that using these remedies will cure gallstones.

    Is medicine for gallstones effective? 

    Yes. There are several medicines available that can dissolve gallstones and make it easier for the body to excrete them through waste. One of the most common medicines is Ursodiol or Chenodiol that is available as oral bile acid pills. The medicine breaks down the stones made up of cholesterol slowly. You should also know that the stones may take two years or longer to dissolve completely with this medicine.

    Does gallstone cause heartburn?

    Yes. Heartburn is one of the most common symptoms of gallbladder stones. It usually arises after a meal and gets worse when the person bends over or lies down. Sometimes, heartburn may persist several hours after eating.

    How to test for gallstones at home? 

    It is not possible for you to diagnose gallstones at home. To confirm that you have gallbladder stones, you’ll need the following tests:

    • Abdominal ultrasound
    • Endoscopic ultrasound
    • Oral Cholecystography
    • Hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scan (HIDA)
    • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
    • Blood tests

    What is a gallbladder operation called? 

    The gallbladder removal procedure is called a cholecystectomy. If the open technique is used for the surgery, the name changes to open cholecystectomy. And if the laparoscopic technique is used, the name becomes laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

    What is the gallstone operation cost in Hyderabad? 

    On average, gallbladder stone removal cost in Hyderabad varies from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1,00,000 for open cholecystectomy and Rs. 45,000 to Rs. 1,50,000 for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

    What are the factors that affect laparoscopic cholecystectomy cost in Hyderabad? 

    Various factors that affect the cost of laparoscopic cholecystectomy are given below:

    • Choice of hospital
    • Admission, discharge, and bed fee for hospital
    • Doctor’s consultation and operating fee
    • The severity of the condition
    • Risks and complications
    • Diagnostic tests
    • Post-surgery care

    Is there a cure for gallbladder stones? 

    The cure for gallbladder stones is undergoing surgery that involves the removal of the gallbladder itself. Once the bladder is removed, the bile juice won’t be stored in a place and there will be no chances of recurrence.

    Is it possible to dissolve gallstones? 

    Yes. It is possible to dissolve gallstones with the help of bile salt. There are certain medications available in the market that can be taken orally to dissolve the stones. However, it may take years to dissolve the stones completely.

    Can apple juice help get rid of gallstones? 

    Apple juice for gallstones is considered a good technique to cleanse the gallbladder. The juice can stimulate the bowels and help to empty the bladder correctly

    What is cholecystoscopy? 

    Also known as percutaneous cholecystoscopy, it is a type of endoscopic examination performed after the drainage of the gallbladder to look for stones or other abnormalities.

    Which doctor to consult for gallbladder stones?

    You can consult a primary care provider (PCP), general surgeon, and gastroenterologist for the treatment of gallbladder stones. They will diagnose the condition and suggest the most appropriate treatment method in your case specifically.

    Where can I find the best gallbladder stone doctor in Hyderabad near me? 

    You can find an experienced gallstone specialist at Pristyn Care. We have some of the best gallstone surgeons in Hyderabad who are well-trained in both traditional and modern techniques of gallstone treatment. They have helped numerous patients to get rid of gallstones with a success rate higher than 95%.

    Are there any homeopathic medicines for gallbladder stones? 

    Yes. There are several medicines available for gallbladder stones in homeopathy, such as Calcarea carbonica, Chelidonium, lycopodium, natrum sulphuricum, nux vomica, etc. However, there is no evidence that these medicines can effectively treat gallbladder stones.

    Which is the best hospital for gallbladder surgery in Hyderabad?

    A hospital is considered best for a particular treatment when it:

    • Provides high-quality medical care at affordable prices
    • Has state-of-the-art facilities
    • Uses modern diagnostic and surgical tools
    • Follows a patient-centric approach
    • Provides assistance to the patient

    Pristyn Care follows these principles and provides gallstone treatment in Hyderabad at our partnered hospitals in a seamless manner.

    What are the common gallbladder operation complications? 

    The most common risks and complications that can arise during gallbladder removal surgery are:

    • Bile leakage
    • Bleeding
    • Infection
    • Injury to the bile duct, liver, and small intestine
    • Side effects of anesthesia, such as blood clots or pneumonia

    The risks of complications usually depend on the patient’s health and the reason for undergoing cholecystectomy.

    What are the side effects of gallstones?

    The common side effects of gallstones include:

    • Sudden and rapid pain in the upper right portion of the abdomen.
    • Intensifying pain in the center of the abdomen or below the breastbone.
    • Back pain between the shoulder blades.
    • Pain in the right side of the shoulder.
    • Nausea or vomiting.

    If you have stones in the gallbladder, these problems will arise randomly.

    Can infection occur in the gallbladder due to stone? 

    Yes. If the stones get stuck in the neck of the bladder, it can cause inflammation and block the flow of bile juice as well. This will cause a serious infection that can be fatal if not treated on time.

    Is 1.5 cm (15mm) gallstone big? 

    Though there is no normal size for gallstones, a gallstone of 1.5 cm (15mm) is considered large. Normally, multiple gallstones can be present in the bladder measuring up to the size of 0.5 cm. However, it is rare for the stones to grow up to 5 cm.

    Are gallstones dangerous?

    Gallstones themselves are not dangerous or fatal. However, they can cause complications that can be life-threatening. That’s why doctors often advise not to leave gallstones untreated for a very long time.

    Can gallbladder stones cause cancer?

    Gallstones are one of the most common risk factors for gallbladder cancer. Around 4 out of 5 people who get diagnosed with gallbladder cancer have stones. But it happens rarely.

    Is it necessary to remove the gallbladder for gallstones treatment?

    It may not be necessary to remove the gallbladder to treat gallstones. In some cases, the stones can be safely removed if they are not causing any symptoms. Gallbladder removal is recommended when gallstones are symptomatic and causing problems in the pancreas, bile duct, or bladder itself.

    What are the different techniques available for gallbladder stone operation?

    There are two techniques available for gallbladder stone surgery:

    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, also known as keyhole surgery.
    • Open surgery, also known as laparotomy.

    Both these techniques are effective but have several risks. The technique is decided by the doctor after the proper diagnosis of the patient.

    Is it safe to remove the gallbladder?

    Yes. It is entirely safe to remove the gallbladder. Doctors usually recommend this when the patient has had repeated gallstone attacks. Thanks to the advanced laparoscopic technique, the gallbladder can be safely removed with minimal complications.

    Will gallbladder removal surgery cure gallstones?

    Yes. Once the gallbladder is removed surgically, the bile juice won’t be stored and flows directly from the liver into the stomach. Therefore, the cholesterol or bilirubin won’t precipitate due to prolonged storage and the chances of stone formation become zero.

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    Highly Experienced Gallstone Doctors in Hyderabad Just One Call Away

    Get on-board with Pristyn Care and get highly experienced gallstone surgeons in Hyderabad for treatment. The overall experience of a surgeon is a reflection of his/her skills and talent at the operating table. Thus, we ensure that all the doctors associated with us have more than 15+ years of experience. From removing gallstones to taking out the gallbladder if needed, every aspect of the treatment is crucial. We keep doctors who value the quality of treatment highly. After all, a doctor can be deemed reliable only if his/her reputation reflects these values.

    We keep a list of doctors that are working in association with us. It allows the people seeking gallstone treatment to review the previous surgeries success rates and the track record of the medical professionals. We give you a transparent platform where you can choose the doctor you can trust and get the treatment you deserve in the simplest way possible.

    Why should you Avoid Open Surgery for Gallbladder Problem?

    All kinds of surgeries pose some kinds of risks. The same concept is applicable to open surgery for gallstones and other gallbladder problems that are caused by stones. Pristyn Care believes that educating our patients is a must. Hence, before the patients make their final decision, we present the list of pros and cons linked with open surgery and laparoscopy. Unfortunately, open surgery doesn’t have that many perks. So, here are the quirks that we would like our patients to know beforehand.

    Open surgery causes:

    • Heavy bleeding from the incisions resulting in pain and infection
    • Digestion issues mean you’ll have trouble digesting fat
    • Diarrhea or flatulence can also be caused by the body inability to digest fat
    • Constipation for a short-time
    • Intestinal injury is also a risk of open surgery
    • Jaundice or fever if the stones are left behind post-surgery

    Though open surgery has been performed safely for a long time, the time has changed. Nowadays, advanced equipment and medical practices are available that make the risks and complications associated with gallstone treatment negligible. As a result, after the conception of the laparoscopic technique, open surgery is replaced by laparoscopic surgery as the primary treatment of gallstones in Hyderabad and other cities.

    Pristyn Care Provides Most Advanced Treatment for Gallstone in Hyderabad

    Advanced treatment for gallstones is the key to eliminate the problem completely and laparoscopy is the most suitable treatment method. Gallstone is a common problem in people nowadays due to various factors affecting the lifestyle. However, no matter how you got stones in the gallbladder, sooner or later, they will pose a risk to your health. And in some unfortunate conditions, they can get stuck in the bile duct causing severe pain and even gallbladder failure in extreme situations. In such cases, you will need emergency care which will cost you a lot.

    To prevent all this from happening, Pristyn Care keeps the best doctors from Hyderabad in close contact. Whether you are taking action promptly to keep your health in check or you need immediate treatment for gallstones, our surgeons will be at your service shortly. Pick the phone and call us to book an appointment. Leave the rest to our team as we will oversee the treatment at every step.

    Best Treatment for Gallstone in Hyderabad- Laparoscopic Procedure

    With the inception of the laparoscopic technique, the medical industry revolutionized rapidly. And Pristyn Care wants to give the best to the patients without any compromise. Thus, we have an in-house team of surgeons with a specialization in both open and laparoscopic techniques. The final choice is left to the patients as our job is to advise and show the best path for gallstone treatment. And when it comes to best, there is no doubt that laparoscopic procedure is second to none.

    The process starts by diagnosing the condition and determining the exact location of the gallstones. Whether you have gallstones in the bladder, bile duct, or they reached to pancreas or liver, we can treat you and remove the stones successfully. In normal cases, surgery is not recommended to the patients unless the size of the stones is large enough that it can get stuck. If there is a possibility that stones can cause issues in the future, it is better that you get rid of them now and follow a healthy lifestyle to prevent them from forming again. Contact Pristyn Care to get gallstone treatment in Hyderabad without worrying about the effects

    Cure Gallstones with Advanced Solution in Hyderabad

    The most plausible cure for gallstones is laparoscopy as it is a highly-microscopic procedure that provides a complete view of the gallbladder. Many people hope that stones in the gallbladder can be cured with natural remedies and non-surgical methods. However, these methods are less effective and efficient than laparoscopy. Till now, more than 90% of surgeries for gallstones via laparoscopy are successful and it also reduces the chances of recurrence to 5 to 11% which used to be more than 52%.

    Looking at the facts, we believe that people can make the best choice themselves and get an advanced solution to cure gallstones. Talk to the experts at Pristyn Care today and find out how we make healthcare easy and simple for everyone!

    How do gallstones form?

    A gallstone is a stone that forms inside the gallbladder due to precipitated bile components. The presence of gallstones is called cholelithiasis. The common reasons for gallbladder stone formation are:

    • Bile containing too much cholesterol
    • Bile containing excessive bilirubin

    In all these cases, the excess cholesterol and bilirubin may start to crystallize and eventually turn into stones. Besides the above-mentioned reasons, there are two other factors that impact gallstone formation. The first one is the frequency and ability of the gallbladder contractions. If the contractions are incomplete and infrequent, the bladder won’t empty properly and cause the bile to become over concentrated. The second factor is the presence of proteins in the liver and bile that either promote or inhibit gallstone formation.

    Initially, the size of these stones is equal to a grain of sand. However, it can grow quickly and become as large as a golf ball. Moreover, the gallbladder may contain one or multiple stones of smaller or equal size.

    What are the different types of gallbladder stones?

    Gallbladder stones are divided into three different types based on their composition. These types are explained below:

    • Cholesterol Stones- It is the most common type of gallstone. Around 35% to 90% of stones present in gallstones are cholesterol stones. They can be light yellow, dark green, brown, or chalk white in color and have an oval shape. Usually, their size is between 2 to 3 cm long, but they can also grow larger if left untreated for a long time.
    • Pigment Stones- This type of gallstone is composed primarily of bilirubin, which is an insoluble bilirubin pigment polymer, and calcium (calcium phosphate) salts present in the bile. Around 2% to 30% of stones present in the gallbladder are bilirubin or pigment stones. They are small and often dark in color.
    • Mixed Stones- Also known as brown pigment stones, they are composed of 20-80% of cholesterol. The rest of the constituents can be calcium carbonate, palmitate phosphate, bilirubin, and other bile pigments, such as calcium bilirubinate, calcium palmitate, and calcium stearate. These types of stones usually form when the biliary tract gets infected.

    All these three types of stones can be present in the gallbladder altogether or alone. But in each scenario, you will need proper treatment for them.

    Why should gallbladder stones not be left untreated?

    When left untreated, gallbladder stones can turn into a serious medical issue. If you don’t take a proactive approach for your health and consult a doctor to remove the stones, it can cause the following complications:

    • Inflammation of the gallbladder(Cholecystitis)- When the stone gets stuck in the bladder, it will cause inflammation, severe pain, and fever.
    • Blockage of the common bile duct- When the stones enter the bile duct and get stuck there, it causes infection in the bile duct, jaundice, and severe pain as well.
    • Blockage in the pancreatic duct- Pancreas is connected to the bile duct directly. Hence, there is a high possibility that the stones can travel to the pancreatic duct as well. If this happens, it will cause inflammation in the pancreas (also known as pancreatitis). Due to the inflammation, you will experience intense and constant pain in the abdomen and may need immediate hospitalization.
    • Gallbladder cancer- Frequent occurrences of gallstones can increase the risk of gallbladder cancer as well. Though it is rare, it is better that you seek proper treatment to reduce the chances of gallbladder cancer.

    Ignoring gallbladder stones is not advisable under any circumstances. You should consult a doctor and discuss what you can do to get rid of the stones.

    Prevention of Gallbladder Stones

    It is mostly our lifestyle that increases the risk of gallbladder stone formation. Therefore, you can prevent gallstones by making the following changes in your daily life:

    • Do not skip meals- Try your best to stick with the usual meal times each day. Skipping meals can cause excess bile secretion and deposition.
    • Lose weight slowly- Being overweight is a risk factor for gallstone development. So, if you are trying to lose weight, take things slow. Don’t push your body to its limits in order to lose weight as rapid weight loss can cause the liver to secrete extra cholesterol, which can further increase the risk of gallstones.
    • Eat high-fiber foods- Foods that are rich in fiber ensure that the levels of bad cholesterol in the body are minimal. Furthermore, fiber keeps the digestive system moving and helps to flush out the bile from the body. Therefore, it is crucial that you add more fiber to your diet.
    • Exercise regularly- It doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to do an extensive workout, being physically active is enough. The less you move, the slower the digestion process will be. As a result, the bile won’t flush out correctly. Invest some time in exercising and leave the sedentary lifestyle behind.
    • Take prescribed medications- People who are at high risk of developing gallstones due to heredity or other factors can take medicines to lower the risk of gallstone formation.

    You can talk to a gallstone specialist to find out what else you can do to prevent gallstones.

    Dietary Changes for Gallstones

    The food items that you eat on a regular basis have a significant impact on the body. If you eat a healthy and balanced diet and combine it with physical activities, it can lower the risk of gallstone development to almost negligible.

    According to experts, the ideal diet for gallstones consists of:

    • Fiber-rich foods like fresh fruits and vegetables.
    • Whole grains, including brown rice, oats, whole wheat bread, etc.
    • Fewer refined carbohydrates and less sugar.
    • Healthy fats, such as fish oil and olive oil that helps to contract the gallbladder.

    Along with knowing what foods to eat, you should also keep your cravings in check and avoid unhealthy fats, such as desserts and fried foods. Talk to your healthcare provider and ask them to make changes in your diet that will help you avoid gallstones and other health problems as well.

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