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Should I talk to my doctor about my symptoms of gallstones?

You should make an appointment to see you doctor if your gallstone symptoms cause you concern or get worse. Some symptoms indicate that you should get medical treatment right away. These include severe abdominal pain, a high fever, and yellowing of the whites of your eyes and your skin. These symptoms can indicate a serious complication.

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