How Do You Know If You Have Gallstones? And Is It Life Threatening?

Question by M: How do you know if you have gallstones? And is it life threatening? Is it hereditary? My mom had it, and no I’m experiencing many of the symptoms and I’m scared. I’m going to see the doctor tomorrow though. Best answer: Answer by Don Darkeau Going by the experience of a friend, it can give you some agonizing pains, and windiness. I am not aware it is hereditary, but I think you are doing the right thing by checking with the doctor.