03:23 PM | 03-03-2022

Does a 16 mm stone in gallbladder is need to be operated?

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06:19 PM | 20-04-2024

Namaste Sujay,
Thank you for sharing your concern with us. Gallstones are usually caused by disturbances in the composition of the bile. A change in the ratio of cholesterol and bile salts may result in the formation of deposits. Gallstones are caused by excessive intake of fats, processed and refined food items in the diet, Sedentary lifestyle, stress and unhealthy habits.

16mm is larger than the moderate size, It depends on what symptoms you are having. Please check with your healthcare provider. sometimes, large gallbladder stones need an immediate response.

Meanwhile, you can go through the article: Gallbladder is it necessary?

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