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Who is at risk for gallstones?

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Updated December 09, 2003

Who Is at Risk for Gallstones?

  • Women.

  • People over age 60.

  • Native Americans.

  • Mexican-Americans.

  • Overweight men and women.

  • People who fast or lose a lot of weight quickly.

  • Pregnant women, women on hormone therapy, and women who use birth control pills.

Overview | Causes | Risks | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment | Gallbladder Function | Tips

Reprinted from the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

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