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What are Gallstones?

A gallstone is a hardened deposit within the fluid in the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that stores bile. Due to any reason, if bile gets out of balance, it will begin to form hard fragments. The fragments can begin as small as a grain of rice and get as big as a golf ball. The formation of gallstones is a common disorder for people with excess cholesterol. High cholesterol impairs the proper cleaning of the gallbladder, thus, inflaming or infecting the organ. A laparoscopic surgery for gallstone treatment is the best-in-class procedure with a high success rate.

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  • Gallbladder Stone in Different Languages
  • Types of gallstones
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Gallbladder Stone in Different Languages

Gallbladder stone in Hindi- पित्ताशय की पथरी

Gallbladder stone in Telugu- పిత్తాశయం రాయి

Gallbladder stone in Tamil- பித்தப்பை கல்

Gallbladder stone in Bengali- পিত্ত পাথর

Causes

Bile contains too much cholesterol

Bile contains too much bilirubin

Gallbladder doesn't empty correctly

Weak digestive system

Excess estrogen due to pregnancy or hormone replacement therapy

Symptoms

High fever with chills

Dark color urine or clay color stools

Intense pain in the central abdomen and right shoulder

Digestive problems such as heartburn

Nausea and vomiting

Treatment

Doctors treating Gallstones in jaipur

Diagnosis

The diagnosis of gallstones by laparoscopic surgeon entails a discussion on patients’ medical history, physical examination as well as lab and imaging tests. During the physical examination, the doctor may check the patient’s body, ask what he or she eats during the day and check for pain in the abdomen. The doctor may ask for other tests such as blood tests, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangitis Pancreatography (ERCP) or an Abdominal Ultrasound and CT scan.

Procedure

The modern laparoscopic procedure to cure gallstones is an advanced surgical method performed with a laparoscope. The gallbladder surgery is performed by making a small incision instead of a bigger one. In addition, patients are allowed to return home the same day of their surgery, though in some cases an overnight stay in the hospital might be needed. It takes almost a week to fully recover.

Why Pristyn Care ?

Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

Assisted Surgery Experience

Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Medical Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

Medical Expertise With Technology

Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

Post Surgery Care

Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to gallstones if they are left untreated?

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If gallstones are left untreated, they can become inflamed and lead to inflammation among other major complications. It may start forming pus inside the gallbladder, the organ could die, or the inflammation may spread to other neighboring organs.

What are the best food to eat to treat gallstones?

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Can a gallstone cause problems once it is out of gallbladder?

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Is it possible to treat the gallstones at home?

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Which specialists should be consulted for gallstones?

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Is there any Pristyn Care Gallstone clinic is near me in Jaipur?

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Should I go to the ER for gallstones?

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What surgery options you have for gallstone removal?

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Is there any gallbladder stone remedy in Ayurveda?

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Is medicine for gallstones effective?

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Does gallstone cause heartburn?

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How to test for gallstones at home?

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What is a gallbladder operation called?

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What is the gallstone operation cost in Jaipur?

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What are the factors that affect laparoscopic cholecystectomy cost in Jaipur?

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Is there a permanent cure for gallbladder stones?

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Is it possible to dissolve gallstones?

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Can apple juice help get rid of gallstones?

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What is cholecystoscopy?

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Which doctor to consult for gallbladder stones?

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Where can I find the best gallbladder stone doctor in Jaipur near me?

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Are there any homeopathic medicines for gallbladder stones?

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Which is the best hospital for gallbladder surgery in Jaipur?

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Is it necessary to remove the gallbladder for gallstones treatment?

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Pristyn Care believes in the significance of patient experience. We take care of our patients with the most advanced laser-based treatments and deliver a seamless surgical experience at Pristyn Care Clinic. The surgeons at our clinic are highly-experienced, capable of performing surgeries with the utmost precision using technologically advanced equipment. The main reason contributing to the development of gallstones is the high-cholesterol diet, thereby resulting in increased susceptibility among the total population.

A patient may feel sudden or rapid pain in the upper right portion of the abdomen or near the center. So, in the recent past, if you have experienced similar symptoms of gallstones, make an appointment with the best doctor for gallbladder stone removal in Jaipur.

Advantages of modern treatments at Pristyn Care

The treatments are daycare, performed within 45-90 minutes and are United States Food and Drug ADministration (USFDA) approved. Moreover, these treatments deliver long-lasting results and are performed by the best doctors at Pristyn Care in Jaipur. Our surgeries heal faster and allow a patient to continue his normal work life after 2-3 days, with certain precautions.

Our team uses best-in-class medical and technical equipment to diagnose and treat patients with gallbladder problems. Often several risks are associated with certain surgeries. However, modern treatments have fewer complications, maybe in extreme conditions. The treatments and surgeries performed by specialists at Pristyn Care are very safe, painless or minimally invasive, known as daycare procedures, and offer faster recoveries.

How do gallstones form?

A gallstone is a stone that forms inside the gallbladder due to precipitated bile components. The presence of gallstones is called cholelithiasis. The common reasons for gallbladder stone formation are:

  • Bile containing too much cholesterol
  • Bile containing excessive bilirubin

In all these cases, the excess cholesterol and bilirubin may start to crystallize and eventually turn into stones. Besides the above-mentioned reasons, there are two other factors that impact gallstone formation. The first one is the frequency and ability of the gallbladder contractions. If the contractions are incomplete and infrequent, the bladder won't empty properly and cause the bile to become over concentrated. The second factor is the presence of proteins in the liver and bile that either promote or inhibit gallstone formation.

Initially, the size of these stones is equal to a grain of sand. However, it can grow quickly and become as large as a golf ball. Moreover, the gallbladder may contain one or multiple stones of smaller or equal size.

What are the different types of gallbladder stones?

Gallbladder stones are divided into three different types based on their composition. These types are explained below:

  • Cholesterol Stones- It is the most common type of gallstone. Around 35% to 90% of stones present in gallstones are cholesterol stones. They can be light yellow, dark green, brown, or chalk white in color and have an oval shape. Usually, their size is between 2 to 3 cm long, but they can also grow larger if left untreated for a long time.
  • Pigment Stones- This type of gallstone is composed primarily of bilirubin, which is an insoluble bilirubin pigment polymer, and calcium (calcium phosphate) salts present in the bile. Around 2% to 30% of stones present in the gallbladder are bilirubin or pigment stones. They are small and often dark in color.
  • Mixed Stones- Also known as brown pigment stones, they are composed of 20-80% of cholesterol. The rest of the constituents can be calcium carbonate, palmitate phosphate, bilirubin, and other bile pigments, such as calcium bilirubinate, calcium palmitate, and calcium stearate. These types of stones usually form when the biliary tract gets infected.

All these three types of stones can be present in the gallbladder altogether or alone. But in each scenario, you will need proper treatment for them.

Why should gallbladder stones not be left untreated?

When left untreated, gallbladder stones can turn into a serious medical issue. If you don't take a proactive approach for your health and consult a doctor to remove the stones, it can cause the following complications:

  • Inflammation of the gallbladder(Cholecystitis)- When the stone gets stuck in the bladder, it will cause inflammation, severe pain, and fever.
  • Blockage of the common bile duct- When the stones enter the bile duct and get stuck there, it causes infection in the bile duct, jaundice, and severe pain as well.
  • Blockage in the pancreatic duct- Pancreas is connected to the bile duct directly. Hence, there is a high possibility that the stones can travel to the pancreatic duct as well. If this happens, it will cause inflammation in the pancreas (also known as pancreatitis). Due to the inflammation, you will experience intense and constant pain in the abdomen and may need immediate hospitalization.
  • Gallbladder cancer- Frequent occurrences of gallstones can increase the risk of gallbladder cancer as well. Though it is rare, it is better that you seek proper treatment to reduce the chances of gallbladder cancer.

Ignoring gallbladder stones is not advisable under any circumstances. You should consult a doctor and discuss what you can do to get rid of the stones permanently.

Prevention of Gallbladder Stones

It is mostly our lifestyle that increases the risk of gallbladder stone formation. Therefore, you can prevent gallstones by making the following changes in your daily life:

  • Do not skip meals- Try your best to stick with the usual meal times each day. Skipping meals can cause excess bile secretion and deposition.
  • Lose weight slowly- Being overweight is a risk factor for gallstone development. So, if you are trying to lose weight, take things slow. Don't push your body to its limits in order to lose weight as rapid weight loss can cause the liver to secrete extra cholesterol, which can further increase the risk of gallstones.
  • Eat high-fiber foods- Foods that are rich in fiber ensure that the levels of bad cholesterol in the body are minimal. Furthermore, fiber keeps the digestive system moving and helps to flush out the bile from the body. Therefore, it is crucial that you add more fiber to your diet.
  • Exercise regularly- It doesn't necessarily mean that you have to do an extensive workout, being physically active is enough. The less you move, the slower the digestion process will be. As a result, the bile won't flush out correctly. Invest some time in exercising and leave the sedentary lifestyle behind.
  • Take prescribed medications- People who are at high risk of developing gallstones due to heredity or other factors can take medicines to lower the risk of gallstone formation.

You can talk to a gallstone specialist to find out what else you can do to prevent gallstones.

Dietary Changes for Gallstones

The food items that you eat on a regular basis have a significant impact on the body. If you eat a healthy and balanced diet and combine it with physical activities, it can lower the risk of gallstone development to almost negligible.

According to experts, the ideal diet for gallstones consists of:

  • Fiber-rich foods like fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Whole grains, including brown rice, oats, whole wheat bread, etc.
  • Fewer refined carbohydrates and less sugar.
  • Healthy fats, such as fish oil and olive oil that helps to contract the gallbladder.

Along with knowing what foods to eat, you should also keep your cravings in check and avoid unhealthy fats, such as desserts and fried foods. Talk to your healthcare provider and ask them to make changes in your diet that will help you avoid gallstones and other health problems as well.

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