The gallbladder is a small organ towards the right side of your upper abdomen. It is near your liver. It stores bile, a digestive juice that helps in digestion. At times gallstones are formed in the bladder which can block its bile duct. These stones are formed of cholesterol, or concentrated bile.
Generally these gallstones are asymptomatic and do not cause much trouble to the patient in the initial stage. Most people, however, develops some symptoms with 3-5 years. But that does not mean that gallstones cannot cause symptoms or complications in the early stage.
Gallstones symptoms and treatment
Gallstones can cause pain in the upper right or centre of the abdomen. You are more prone to developing this pain soon after you consume food high in fat such as dairy products, fried food, etc. This pain lasts a few hours. And the pain could be mild or severe
If gallstones are left untreated or unidentified, the symptoms may increase to include:
- Palpitations / increased heartbeats
- Itchy skin
- A loss of appetite
These symptoms are a sign of infection or inflammation in the gallbladder , liver pancreas.
Gallstone specialist in Delhi
You can meet our experienced and highly-skilled surgeons at TaCa Centre For Surgery. In Delhi/ NCR, we are at multiple locations—Noida, Gurugram, Model Town, Dwarka, and Saket.
Gallstones treatment in Delhi
Gallstones when diagnosed should be removed immediately. In most cases, doctors recommend the removal of the gallbladder. Cholecystectomy, which is surgery to remove the gallbladder.
At TaCa Centre For Surgery, our doctors are highly skilled and perform the surgery laparoscopically. This technology is minimal invasive. It requires three to four minor incisions—5 mm in size). The surgeon inserts camera and laparoscope through these incisions. Since the incisions are so small, recovery is fast for patient.