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Treatment other than surgery to get rid of gall stones - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi I just found out that I have gallstones, do know of a method other than
User :   surgery to get rid of them?
Doctor :   treatment depends on the size of the stone
User :   a have a few the size of 1 cm
User :   are you familiar with the olive oil flush with lemon juice?
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   Nonsurgical approaches are used only in special situationsâ??such as when a patient has a serious medical condition preventing surgeryâ??and only for cholesterol stones. Stones commonly recur within 5 years in patients treated nonsurgically.
Doctor :   surgical removal of stones is the best approach
Doctor :   for removing stones
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