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Gallstone-17mm
My wife has been diagnosed with gallstone of 17mm. She is taking ayurvedic Medicine since last 1 Month. We also met a General Surgeon, who has advised to go for HIDA Scan. Should we go ahead with this scan? Since last 1 week she is getting pain in her right upper abdomen, pains last for 10-15 mins and then slowly subsides. How should we plan further treatment procedure. Thank you
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[ ] Hi, if the above mentioned pain in right upper abdomen that means this is symptomatic gall bladder stone and the advice is to get the gall bladder removed laparoscopically , which is a safe surgery and is choice in today's world. There is no any other way to treat it except surgery. feel free to ask any further quary.you can read my article on Gall bladder stone in Practo.
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She needs Laparoscopic removal of Gall bladder.
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Since the stone size is significantly large and added to that she has already developed pain the right upper abdomen, it signifies that the stones have become symptomatic. For the same, no ayurvedic or homeopathic treatment is useful. I have had multiple such patients who were on these treatment for more than a year without any improvement and later came with gallstone related complications. It is always advisable to go ahead with laparoscopic gall bladder surgery as soon as  possible.
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please visit a laparoscopic surgeon who will explain you in detail about the surgery. it is a simple straight forward surgery.
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It's a large gallstone..no need of HIDA scan.she needs surgery as she has severe abdominal pain.stone must be impacted
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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
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