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Gallstones are small hard pellets that are produced from bile in the gallbladder, sometimes resulting in a variety of symptoms.

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Gallstones treatment

Some people with gallstones have no treatment as they have no problems once an episode passes. Learn more about treatments you may need if you have gallstones.

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Gallstones diagnosis

If you think you have gallstones, it is important to go and see your doctor. Learn more about the different tests a doctor may use to diagnose gallstones.

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Gallstones symptoms

Most people with gallstones don't experience any symptoms at all. Learn more about the different symptoms that you may experience if you have gallstones.

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Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation)

Cholecystitis is an inflammation of the gallbladder, often caused by gallstones. It can be very painful and usually needs prompt treatment. Learn more here.

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Cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal)

A cholecystectomy is surgery to remove the gallbladder, and is usually done using keyhole surgery. Find out how and why this operation is performed.

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What causes pancreatitis?

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Pancreatitis prevention

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People who have acute pancreatitis have sudden, severe upper abdominal pain, often spreading through to the back, and often eased by leaning forward. They may also have nausea, vomiting, fevers, sweats and have a tender abdomen. They need treatment in hospital.

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Pancreatitis diagnosis

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Pancreatitis treatments

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