Gallstones are terms used for defining a solid stone like formation in the gallbladder area of the body. There are basically two kinds of gallstones that are pigment stones and cholesterol stones. The most common signs of these stones include nausea, vomiting and pain the abdomen are too. Digestive problems tend to get worse because of the same.
HOW IS GALLSTONES DIAGNOSED?
The General Physician would normally give a thorough physical examination and order for an ultrasound test of the abdomen to be done. In specific cases, blood tests and CT scan or endoscopic ultrasound can also be considered by the doctor to diagnosis.
HOW IS GALLSTONES TREATED?
Gallstones that do not cause symptoms and do not grow need not be treated. Surgery may be done to remove the gallbladder in case of severe symptoms. Medications may be given to dissolve minor stones.
DID YOU KNOW?
There are treatments within Ayurveda also to deal with Gallstones?