What is Gall Bladder ?
The gallbladder is a bag like organ located in the right upper part of the abdomen, below the liver. Its main function is to store bile produced by the liver. The bile is pumped by the gallbladder in to the intestines. This bile helps in digestion of the food eaten.
Why stones form in Gall Bladder?
Cholelithiasis or gall bladder stone means formation of stones in the gall bladder. Most of the times stone forms when the pumping action of gall bladder is not proper. When bile stays for long duration inside the gall bladder the particles in the bile settles ( precipitate) down to form crystals which later gets converted in to stones.
COMPLICATIONS associated with gall stones are:
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Any gall bladder stones can create problem.... no one can predict.....types of complications can vary though. Surgical removal is a relatively safer options.
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I developed severe infection and pus in my gall bladder because of stones. I had to take many injections of costly antibiotics but nothing worked. After formation of pus I consulted Dr. Digant Pathak who did successful laparoscopic surgery and saved mepradeep mehara
My mother developed pus secondary to gall bladder stones. She underwent successful surgery under care of Dr. Digant PathakDeepali Debnath