Thank you for your question.
With regards to the formation of gallstones, I shall explain the general purpose of the gallbladder & what leads t the stone formation & symptoms that may occur due to this.
If you do not have any symptoms, and maintain no symptoms for a long period of time, the condition is unlikely to get worse, and therefore will not need treatment.
To help with prevention or reduction of symptoms, it is important to maintain a low fat diet, as fatty foods can aggravate the problem and cause pain..
Here are the various symptoms that can occur;
If you do get any symptoms it may be suggested to keep a diary of when the symptoms occur, and for how long as to keep a reference to relate to your GP.
Any changes in your symptoms, including duration, should be reported to your GP, as this may determine decisions on future management or treatment of your condition.
If you would like to read further n the subject, we have included some links below which are a good source of information.
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