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Kidney stones and gallstones are two completely different conditions. Each one forms in a different area of the body. In most cases, people who are at risk of developing gallstones are not the same people who are at risk of developing kidney stones. Gallstones usually affect:
  • Women
  • Native Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • People over the age of 60
  • People who frequently diet.
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