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How should I prepare for my appointment to diagnose gallstones?

To prepare for your appointment to diagnose gallstones, first find out about any limitations on what you can eat or drink before the appointment. Make a list of your current medications and supplements and a list of your symptoms, whether or not they seem connected to gallstones. Think about any questions you have and write them down as well. Be sure to bring a friend or someone from your family to help you remember important information.

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