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I have been diagnosed with gallstones I'm absolutely scared

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I have been diagnosed with gallstones I'm absolutely scared to death off operations what can I do
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: doctor was very unhelpful I take emprazole venaflaxin ramapril
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I'm obese I'm scared
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 15 days ago.

Thanks for using just answer

Operation is the most effective way to get rid of gallstones otherwise it can cause infection or perforation of gallbladder which is dangerous

Keyhole surgery is done which is minimally invasive and you go home within 2 days and back to work within 5 days

You'll be assessed that you're fit for surgery before its done so nothing to be worried about

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
there is medication you can try
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I can't do operation I have the biggest fear ever
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 15 days ago.
there is ursodeoxycholic acid tablets so you can try that
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
can u prescribe them for me
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 15 days ago.
Of course not, that's not something we do. You'll need to see a gastric surgeon in person and have a proper assessment
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
OK thank u
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 15 days ago.

You're welcome