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www.nhs.uk/conditions/gallstones

Gallstones are small stones, usually made of cholesterol, that form in the gallbladder. In most cases, they do not cause any symptoms and do not need to be ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/gallstones/causes

Gallstones are thought to be caused by an imbalance in the chemical make-up of bile inside the gallbladder. Bile is a liquid produced by the liver to help ...

muschealth.org/medical-services/ddc/patients/digestive-diseases/pancreas/gallstones-and-bile-duct-stones

What causes gallstones? Advancements have been made in better understanding the gallstone formation process. Gallstones may be caused by: inherited body ...

www.verywellhealth.com/gallstones-causes-and-risk-factors-3520723

Aug 22, 2021 ... This can result in the cholesterol crystallizing and eventually turning into stones. Excess bilirubin in your bile: There are certain health ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallstone

A gallstone is a stone formed within the gallbladder out of precipitated bile components. The term cholelithiasis may refer to the presence of gallstones or ...

www.medicinenet.com/gallstones/article.htm

May 23, 2011 ... Gallstones (gall stones) are formed from bile, bilirubin, and cholesterol. They are common, and usually have no symptoms.

www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/cholesterol-stone

Cholesterol stone formation is promoted by conditions that increase hepatic ... and gallstones.85 Sex hormones appear to induce biliary stasis and cause ...

www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/gallstone-formation

In gallbladder, mucin also may promote the stone formation. Mucin causes a time- and concentration-dependent acceleration of cholesterol crystallization. Kuver ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/175667-overview

Apr 1, 2019 ... Over time, various oxidations cause the bilirubin precipitates to take on a jet-black color, and stones formed in this manner are termed ...

www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/stomach-liver-and-gastrointestinal-tract/gallstones

Feb 14, 2020 ... Gallstones are small stones that form in the gallbladder and in most cases don't cause symptoms or need treatment.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gallstones/symptoms-causes/syc-20354214

Aug 20, 2021 ... Your bile contains too much cholesterol. Normally, your bile contains enough chemicals to dissolve the cholesterol excreted by your liver. But ...