Can I Get Gallstones After Gallbladder Removal?

Q:
Can I get gallstones after gallbladder removal?

A:
This is a question that many people who suffer from gallstones ask. In fact, you can still get gallstones even after the removal of the gallbladder.

You are less likely to have gallstones after the removal of the gallbladder. However, you may still get them. Gallstones form when there is too much cholesterol in the bile that crystalizes. Usually, it crystalizes in the gallbladder. However, it may also crystalize in the ducts that connect the liver and the stomach.

 

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