Passing gallstones is commonly accompanied by gallbladder spasms, and sharp abdominal pain that occurs in waves and may last for hours. In some cases, passing gallstones could lead to obstruction of the bile duct, and serious complications may occur.
Gallstone formation is a common gastrointestinal disease that involves the formation of stones in your gallbladder or your common bile duct. Cholesterol gallstones are the most common type. Serious complications may result from gallstones.