Larger gallstones are not dangerous, but the smaller ones can cause problems. They can travel into the main duct that drains your liver and block off the pancreas and the liver. That's when you turn yellow and get pancreatitis.
- Q How is obesity related to developing gallstones?
- Q What is the rate of incidence for gallstones?
- Q Can pregnancy increase my risk of gallstones?
- Q How do other health conditions affect gallstones?
- Q What are risk factors for gallstones?
- Q Who is at risk for gallstones?