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Desert Surgical Associates features fellowship trained surgeons specializing in general surgery, abdominal surgery, gall bladder surgery, hernia surgery, cancer surgery, robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and more.

Women & Gallstones

by Desert Surgical Associates on 03/18/18

Did you know that women are at increased risk for gallstones?

Gallstones occur in up to 20% of American women by the age of 60. Women between the ages of 20 and 60 years are three times more likely to develop gallstones than men.

Risk Factors for Development of Gallstones

  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Family history of gallstones
  • Hispanic or American Indian heritage
  • Obesity
  • Rapid loss of weight

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