Our expert says:
I do not think that the gallbladder cleanses will work. The olive oil may make your symptoms worse and the epsom salts will cause diarrhoea but not break up the stone. The options are to have the stone shattered by laser treatment or to have it removed. Nowadays the surgeons can use keyhole surgery to remove gallstones which does involve an anaesthetic buy only requires very small incisions to be made and rapid recovery. You will have to discuss these treatments with your surgeon because the size and location of the gallstone will determine how it can be removed. Also mention that you have an aversion to hospitals and anaesthetics so see if there are alternatives or not. Disregard all these horror stories other people enjoy telling you. There is no reason why you should have the same experience.
Once the stone is removed you will certainly feel much better and no longer suffer from abdominal pain and nausea.
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