Gallstones | Overview

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What are gallstones?

The gallbladder is an internal organ just under your liver. It stores the digestive fluids that are made by the liver. Sometimes these fluids become solid and form stones, called gallstones.

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Management of Gallstones and Their Complications by A Ahmed, M.D., RC Cheung, M.D., and EB Keefe, M.D. (American Family Physician March 15, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000315/1673.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 03/00

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