Gall Stones: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

  • Do regular exercise
  • Eat a well-balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products
  • Avoid high fatty foods
  • Drink alcohol in moderation
  • Quit smoking
  • Maintain a healthy weight

Watch Out

  • Intense pain in the upper right of the abdomen can spread to the chest, shoulders, or back
  • Yellowing of skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Clay-colored stools and tea colored urine

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you experience symptoms like
  • High temperature of 38øC (100.4øF) or above
  • More persistent abdominal pain
  • Yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Itchy skin
  • Chills or shivering attacks

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