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Gallbldder stone
My father is 71 yrs old. He had a mild brainstroke 2 & half yrs back. Now diagnosed multiple chronic  Gall bladder stone.  BP now is 140/80. doctor said there is a risk to operatee him to be done cholesistomy. creatinine level 1.7 mg.now what should I do
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Hi, considering his age and comorbidities i. e existing medical condition definitely risk is there you should out weight risk vs benefit , if he is symptomatic having pain vomiting/ nausea or had developed any other complications due to gall bladder stone then you can think of surgery if he is not having any of these its better not to undergo surgery. Hope this piece of information will help to decide. Wish him all the best.
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