Patient reviews for Doctors for Gallstones in Mulanthuruthy, Kochi
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Gallstones are hardened deposits of digestive fluid in your gall bladder. Gallbladder stores bile, fluids, fat and cholesterol. Gall stones range in size from a grain of sand to as large as a golf ball. Symptoms are:
• Sudden and rapidly intensifying pain in upper abdomen
• Sudden and intensifying pain in center of abdomen
• Back pain between shoulder blades
• Pain in right shoulder
HOW IS GALLSTONES DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of gall stones would be done via a general physician through ultrasound and CT scan. Some blood tests may also be done with biopsy if risks of cancer exists.
HOW IS GALLSTONES TREATED?
Treatment for the gallstones are done via Laparoscopic cholecystectomy where small cuts are made in the belly and is an overnight treatment. Open cholecystectomy is done when the bladder has to be taken out completely. In some cases if the bile ducts then the doctor would conduct ERCP for treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
There are treatments within Ayurveda also to deal with Gallstones?