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Gallstones

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:
Liver disease
Crohn’s disease
Irritable bowel syndrome
Inflammatory bowel disease
Hernia
 
Patients with these conditions have a higher risk of developing pigment stones:
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Hereditary blood disorders
  • Biliary tract infections
  • Cirrhosis
The only way to determine what is causing your symptoms is to undergo gallstones screening. 
 

Locations for Gallstones