Thursday, January 5, 2012


Gallstone is a state of formation of stones in the gallbladder. Sometimes, stones are also formed in the bile ducts. Gallbladder stones that remain silent do not cause symptoms. However, if these stones clog the bile duct or cause inflammation of the gallbladder will cause great pain.

Gallstone is formed by cholesterol soluble in bile. Also, formed from a mixture of cholesterol and bilirubin or a mixture of calcium and bilirubin. Typically, the formation of gallstones because too long stored in the gallbladder, and then the stone goes with the flow of blood to the bile duct and concerns there.

Gallstone disease does not always show symptoms, only on condition worsens or inflammation. Symptoms normally generated starting with a severe acute pain in the upper right abdomen radiating to the back. Generally, the attack comes while eating foods high in fat. Other symptoms, which arise jaundice (if the gallstones blocking the bile duct), indigestion, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, belching, sweating, chills, high body temperature, and the stool brown.

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