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Treatment of Gall Stones

Most gallstones are silent. If silent gallstones are discovered in an individual at age 65 (or older), the chance of developing symptoms from the gallstones is only 20 per cent (or less). Such cases do not require any treatment. In young individuals, treatment should be considered even for silent gallstones because of young individuals’ chances of developing symptoms from the gallstones over a lifetime will be higher. Once symptoms begin, treatment is a must since recurrences are likely...