Many patients present to us (Gastroplus Clinic, Ahmedabad) with ultrasound reports showing gallstones for opinion. Obviously, most of them used to google their symptoms related to gall stones and their various management options which not only confuses patients but also leads to unnecessary stress. I am highlighting myths around gallstones and will try to give facts as per medical literature.
Myth 1:Getting abdominal pain due to gallstones
Myth 2:Stone will pass in urine
Myth 3:Medicine will dissolve my gallstones
Myth 4:Doctor is not good as he has not given any medicine
Myth 5:Endoscopy will remove stones from gallbladder
Myth 6:Gall bladder removal surgery (Cholecystectomy) affects normal well being