i just have my ultrasound done and doctor said that i have multiple gall stones that is 11 mm in size, a year ago in ct scan doc told its of 5 mm in size whereas now it has increased in size of 11 mm .... i dont want surgery at this time.
i would like to know is this dangerous if stone is increasing in size? can it rupture? will it keep on increasing in size?
Gall stones can block the normal flow of bile(secretion of gall bladder)and can obstruct any of the ducts leading to inflammation of gall bladder or of the ducts.It can further lead to other complications as cholangitis,jaundice or rupture.Since the size of gall stones is increasing and also they are multiple in number it is advisable to get the surgery done for removal.
The surgery is a good option and usually the patient recovers well after that.After the surgery diet modification is required.Kindly visit your treating doctor for evaluation.
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