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Large GB calculus seen in ultrasound. Any surgery required for this ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My dad has small stone in urinary system.
User:Ultrasound report says "Non obstructive umbilical hernia through 3cms defect in the anterior peritoneum seen"
User:and they mentioned in report as "Impression: Large GB calculus"
User:My question is any sugary is required for this or not
User:Please help
Doctor:You mean any surgery?
Doctor:Ok. Let me go step by step.
Doctor:You had mentioned three problems.
User:If you want any information i can provide
Doctor:1. A small stone in the urinary system
Doctor:2. An umbilical hernia
Doctor:3. Gall bladder stone.
User:May be 3rd one is same as 1st one i think
Doctor:Now, may I know what the sonography report says about the urinary system stone?
Doctor:Oh. Ok. In that case two problems.
Doctor:let us take it one by one.
Doctor:Umbilical hernia, though it is non obstructive at present, can be a problem later. It is not an urgent situation now. but surgical correction can be done.
Doctor:Gall bladder stone, will have to be removed surgically.
Doctor:Hope it is clear now.
Doctor:Is there anything else you would like to know?
Doctor:Have you followed my suggestions?
User:Can it be dissolve using medicines or not?
Doctor:No. gall bladder stones cannot be dissolved by medicines.
Doctor:It needs to be removed.
User:thank you
Doctor:Hope I was helpful
Doctor:is there anything else I can assist you on?
Doctor:Hope I have clarified all your concerns.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
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