As it relates to gallstones, Simeons cautions about the possibility of aggravating an already-existing condition (note, neither TrimYou nor hCG CAUSES gallstones). I.e., if one already has gallstones (whether or not one is aware of this condition), then, yes, hCG or HHCG can affect this. That said, there's no reason for undue concern unless you're in great discomfort. As a precaution, we recommend you see your doctor.
Small stones in the gall bladder may in patients who have recently had typical colics cause more frequent colics under treatment with hCG. This may be due to the almost complete absence of fat from the diet, which prevents the normal emptying of the gall bladder. Before undertaking treatment we explain to such patients that there is a risk of more frequent and possibly severe symptoms and that it may become necessary to operate. If they are prepared to take this risk and provided they agree to undergo an operation if we consider this imperative, we proceed with treatment, as after weight reduction with hCG the operative risk is considerably reduced in an obese patient. In such cases we always give a drug which stimulates the flow of bile, and in the majority of cases nothing untoward happens. On the other hand, we have looked for and not found any evidence to suggest that the hCG treatment leads to the formation of gallstones as pregnancy sometimes does."
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