Gallstones | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Will I need surgery to remove my gallstone? Are there other options?
  • Am I at risk of having another gallstone?
  • Are there lifestyle changes I can make to prevent gallstones?
  • What should I do if I have a gallbladder attack?
  • Is having a gallstone a sign of another condition?


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,

Written by editorial staff

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