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   Posted 4/15/2010 12:02 PM (GMT -6)   
I was wondering if its normal get gall stones everytime go number 2 . Does that mean need have gallbladder taken out?? I save one of those stones so show my doctor...

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   Posted 4/15/2010 1:21 PM (GMT -6)   
No I do not think you would see a GB stone in your stool.
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   Posted 4/15/2010 8:04 PM (GMT -6)   
You are finding stones in your stool? Could they be Asacol tablets?

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   Posted 4/16/2010 2:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Asacol casings that look like tablets that are actually empty?
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   Posted 4/16/2010 12:01 PM (GMT -6)   
black rock stone looking thing. I don't take that medicine

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   Posted 4/16/2010 12:05 PM (GMT -6)   
It's highly unlikely that you're passing stones from your gall bladder. I would suggest you talk to your doctor about
what you're finding in your stool.

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