What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Gallstones

Gallstones are crystallized

Most gallstones do not cause

Massage is appropriate for

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formations of cholesterol

symptoms. When they do, long-

Symptom-free gallstones al-

 

or bile pigments in the gall

term or short-term pain occurs in

though draining strokes over

 

bladder. They can be as

the upper right side of the ab-

the liver are contraindicated.

 

small as grains of sand or as

domen, which may refer to the

 

 

large as a golf ball.

back and right scapula. Gallstones

 

 

 

stuck in ducts may cause jaundice

 

 

 

or pancreatitis.

 

 

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