- Sickle cell anemia
- Hereditary blood disorders
- Biliary tract infections
Conditions Related to Gallstones
As with many condition affecting the GI tract, conditions related to gallstones may exhibit similar symptoms and patients need professional screening for an accurate diagnosis.
Conditions related to gallstones and share similar symptoms can include:
Irritable bowel syndrome
Inflammatory bowel disease
Patients with these conditions have a higher risk of developing pigment stones:
The only way to determine what is causing your symptoms is to undergo gallstones screening.