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Associated Conditions for Gallstones

Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Gallstones:

Gallstones and kidney stones are not related. They form in different areas of the body. If a person has a gallstone, he or she is not necessarily more likely to develop kidney stones. (Source: excerpt from Gallstones: NWHIC)

List of associated medical conditions for Gallstones:

The list of conditions mentioned by various sources as associated with Gallstones includes:

Gallstones as a risk factor:

Another type of associated condition is one for which Gallstones is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Gallstones is listed as a risk factor includes:

About associated conditions for Gallstones:

Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Gallstones, and underlying causes may be causes of Gallstones, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Gallstones. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Gallstones. People with Gallstones may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Gallstones is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.


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