Everything you need to know about gallstones and their treatment options


Everything you need to know about gallstones and their treatment options

  • January 23, 2021


As we all know, the ones who are suffering from the stones in any part of the body bear severe pain. This pain becomes more severe when the stone is in the bladder. However, bladder stone treatment in India can be performed through variegated procedures.

  • What is the connotation of gallstones?

Gallstones can be defined as the stones which are originated owing to the huge amount of deposition of the fluid in the form of solids, which is customarily present in the gallbladder

  • What are the variegated risk factor conditions which are responsible for bringing about the stone formation?

Following are the customary risk factorial conditions that promote the formation of gall bladder stones:

  • After you have crossed forty years of age, you are advised to get the checkup done. Because those who cross the forty years of age are prone to go through the problem of gallbladder stones.
  • Obese people are prone to the development of kidney stones.
  • If one is carrying out a sedentary lifestyle then he is quite sure to get afflicted with this problem. One must be wondering about the connotation of the sedentary lifestyle. A sedentary lifestyle can be elaborated as a diet that is rich in fat but significantly poor in fiber.
  • If you are diabetic, then you should go and get checked whether you have gotten any such hardened deposits in the gallbladder.
  • Genetic problems can also contribute to the formulation of gallbladder stones.
  • What are the variegated and customary traits of gallstones?

The traits of gallstones are as follow:

  • The most common symptom which is usually experienced by gallstone patients is the pain that emerges in the right side of the abdomen and beneath the rib cage.
  • The radiation of pain in the back and right shoulder.
  • Feeling heavy even when you do not have eaten anything.
  • Feeling nausea and puking each time you eat something.
  • Can gallstones also cause Jaundice and any kind of fever?

Yes, if the stone is moved into the bile duct then it could become the reason for jaundice and high fever.

  • Does everybody who has gallstones must go through a long process of treatment?

No, it is not mandatory that anyone who is afflicted with the problem of gallstones deserves treatment. The patients who have gone through the following symptoms should first of all deliberate with the specialist before concluding to take treatment:

  • Pain
  • Fever
  • Pancreatitis

But if you do have a family history of the cancer-related gallbladder, then you should opt for treatment.

  • Does the treatment of gallstones is the invasive one?

Gallstones can be treated with the following surgical procedures:

  • Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery

Laparoscopic surgery is also known by the name of keyhole surgery.