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Don’t Let Gallstones Disturb You Again

Date : 12-Nov-2017

The Gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ beneath the right side of the liver in the human body. Gallbladder assists in digestion by collection and concentration of bile. However, the removal of the gallbladder does not make much effect on the food digestion process in human body.


The primary reason for gallbladder removal in most cases is the presence of gallstones.

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Why Gallstones are formed !!

The common triggering factors for gallstone formation are:

  • Overweight
  • Rapid Weight loss
  • Lack of Physical activities
  • Diabetics
  • Alcohol Intake
  • Chrone’s Diseases

The gallstones are mainly formed due to cholesterol or bile salt residues, these tiny hard stones cause gallbladder swelling which leads to following symptoms:

  • Severe pain in the right abdomen region
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever and chills
  • Chest pain after eating
  • Frequent gas and bloating
  • Indigestion
  • The stones may also lead to jaundice when bile ducts get blocked in the bladder
  • The symptoms may come on at night and mainly after having food with high fat

Diagnosis and Treatment of Gallstones

Gallbladder symptoms may be the same with or without stones. That is why medical testing is necessary for the correct diagnosis of gallstones. Gallstones can be easily diagnosed with the help of ultrasounds, X-rays or CT scans.

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Who is more prone to this?

  • Commonly found in women
  • Those over the age of 40 years
  • Overweight people

Gallstones are not known to go on its own. So, Gallbladder removal is often necessary. The standard removal of gallstones in the gallbladder is gallbladder surgery, remove the whole organ. Removal of gallstones from the common bile duct is usually done manually.

The Gastro Surgeon, Chennai offers excellent facilities for Gall Bladder Stone Removal in Chennai. The surgical gastroenterologist here, Dr. P. Radha Krishna is a highly qualified and experienced doctor. He has many years of surgery experience and provides the best services.

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