Answer OUCH!! my brother passed a gallstone once, he said it was like a male equivalence of giving birth...ask your doctor for some pain killers for sure...good luck and remember, "pain is just an illusio... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Gallstones

How big are gallstones?

Gallstones are clumps of material that form in the bile of the gallbladder. Cholesterol and pigment stones can form in the gallbladder and cause severe pain. They vary in size, and can develop as a... Read More »

My mother has Gallstones?

It sounds like your mother is going to need to have her gallbladder removed surgically in order to get well again. Gallstones that block bile ducts to the liver can turn into a very serious proble... Read More »

ALT & Test for Gallstones?

You think you are having a heart attack---intense pain right under your sternum. But you have a gall bladder problem: either inflammation or stones. The alanine aminotransferase (ALT) test is a t... Read More »

Can you feel gallstones?