What is your advice when it comes to gall bladder removal due to colon health concerns?

I will go through an Endoscopy and Colonoscopy before the surgery, but I’d appreciate your guidance. I have read that having my gall bladder removed can increase risk of colon cancer. I am about to undergo gastric sleeve surgery and my doctor recommends gall bladder removal at the same time, due to potential future complications. Do you advise that I wait until removal is absolutely necessary? How big of a risk factor is it?

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I think this question is better for the surgeon.

No! Just do the minimum needed surgery. Prophylactic removal of any organ is not a great idea.

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