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2. Cholesterol and Bilirubin

Many people who get gallstones are never bothered by any painful symptoms. In fact, the longer an individual goes without pain or discomfort, the less likely they are to encounter any issues with the stones. Four out of five people with gallstones feature uniquely high levels of cholesterol in the gallbladder. Also, a surge in bilirubin causes one in five people to develop gallstones.

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