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Do I need to have gallbladder surgery?

I am the patient from, Shillong Meghalaya I want To Seek Yr advise regarding my gall – bladder stone.

•     I have no pain till date. I came to know about my gall bladder stone when i did my ultrasound for my check up after my second ceaserian on july 2011.

•     There are multiple calculi
•     Other operation done;

•      Ceaserian done on july 2005. (first baby).

•     Myomectomy and appendectomy on march 2006

•     Ceaserian done on july 2011 (second baby).

•     Whether operation for gall bladder stone is needed or not.

•     If needed, how much is the expenditure.

•     How to book for my advance appointment for January 2012 .

•     My registration no in vellore 25157c (17 september 2004).

•     My weight 42 kgs, height 5.3 ft, age-44 yrs.

Thu, 25 Sep 2014
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
Hello,
You do not require a surgery for your gallstones if you do not have any symptoms
Surgery is required only if
1 you have pain
2 jaundice because of gall stones
3 swelling over pancreas
4 contracted or thickened gall bladder on USG
Hope this helps
Regards
Dr Samir Patil
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