Any diseases or problems that disrupt the normal functioning of the gallbladder can be referred to as the gall bladder issues. The most common of these issues are the gall bladder stones but there can be other problems too such as gall bladder inflammation, perforated gall bladder, polyps, abscess in the gall bladder and other such conditions. The common symptoms for all gall bladder issues include pain in the abdomen, nausea, fever, chronic diarrhoea, jaundice as well as unusual bowel movements and urination.
HOW IS GALL BLADDER ISSUES DIAGNOSED?
The health care practitioner will do a physical examination and ask for details of medical history along with symptoms. The tests included are:
• Blood tests
• CT scan..
• Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP).
• Cholescintigraphy (HIDA scan).
• Endoscopic ultrasound.
• Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).
HOW IS GALL BLADDER ISSUES TREATED?
Treatment of gall bladder issues depends on the cause of issue. If it is due to stones, then the stones need to be removed. If it is an inflammation, then anti-inflammatory treatment is required.
DID YOU KNOW?
Serious complications are rare with gallbladder issues but complications may develop when the treatment is delayed.