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Why can one not simply remove gallstones, not the whole gallbladder?

The gallbladder is a pouch like organ that can hold little stones that form from cholesterol and other crystals. When people experience pain or other complications from these stones, the common ...
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How/why is it possible for a body to produce gallstones -- yrs after gallbladder was removed?

I had my gallbladder removed a few years ago because I developed pancreatitis out of the blue and my pancreas hemorrhaged... and they never figured it out... so they assumed it was probably a ...
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