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Gallstones are solid or hardened deposits that are formed inside the Gallbladder. These are made from the components of bile itself, which is released by the liver and stored in the gallbladder. Gallstones can be of any size, ranging from the size of a single pulse grain to as big as a tennis ball. This condition in which gallstones are present in the gallbladder is referred to as cholelithiasis and the presence of gallstones in common bile duct is referred to as choledocholithiasis.
A person having gallstones can experience a cramp-like pain in the upper-right abdomen which is known as gallbladder attack or gallstone attack or biliary colic. This occurs due to the temporary blockage of the cystic duct (duct joining the gallbladder to the bile duct) by one of the gallstones. The pain generally occurs during the night after taking a heavy meal and lasts for one to a few hours.
A high amount of cholesterol in bile
A high amount of bilirubin in bile
Excessive dieting and consuming cholesterol-reducing drugs
Weak digestive system due to old age
Nausea or vomiting
Severe pain in right shoulder and abdomen
Tea Coloured urine or light-coloured stools.
High fever with chills.
Pain induced after consuming a fatty meal.
Yellowish skin or white eyes (symptoms of Jaundice)
Acute pancreatitis (swelling of pancreas) which can lead to multi-organ failure.
Pus formation in the gallbladder (Empyema)
Gangrene and perforation of the gallbladder
Cholangitis (life threatening infection of biliary system)
Diagnosis procedures first involve some questions asked by a doctor to the patients. These questions are about the diet intake, family history of gallstone, etc. This is followed by a few physical examinations to test the pain in the abdomen. The confirmatory test may include:
Treatment of gallstones may incorporate two medical procedures:
This procedure involves oral medications to dissolve the gallstones. It is believed that cholesterol gallstones can be dissolve with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA). Medicational treatment takes a lot time to completely remove the gallstones. While it takes years to complete the entire course, discontinuing the treatment procedure can let the gallstones reappear.
Surgical treatment involves permanent removal of the gallbladder which can be done through two way:
Don't skip meals.
Lose weight slowly.
Avoid high cholesterol food.
Maintain a healthy weight.
Consume high fiber diet.
Pristyn Care specializes in providing the best treatment for Gallstone. With our own team of doctors across 3 cities, we deliver personalized care according to your medical needs. Our easy admission to discharge process and world class infrastructure ensures a hassle free experience.