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Friday, 4 August 2017

Get Aware of Gall Stones

Gall stones are the stones that develop in the gallbladder or bile ducts. The general types of gall stones are black pigment, cholesterol, and brown pigment. The most frequently occurred gall stones are cholesterol gall stones which is occurred due to obesity, female gender, pregnancy, rapid loss of weight, oral hormonal therapy, crohn’s disease and elevated blood triglyceride level. Black pigment gall stones can develop due to increased destruction of red blood cells and brown pigment gall stones occurred due to reduced flow and infection in bile.
Gall stones are developed when cholesterol level in the bile is high and further this extra cholesterol turns into stones. The symptoms of gall stones are cholecystitis, and biliary colic. The intense pain is developed from the biliary colic, when gall stones blocks a bile duct. Other symptoms may include sweating, sickness and dizziness.  Biliary colic is also known as uncomplicated gallstone disease and can lasts from few minutes to several hours.
Gall stone treatment
There is not a permanent type of medical care for gall stones. The surgical removal of the gallbladder is the best treatment process. There are several kinds of treatment plans. They are
  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Dissolving stones by using drugs made for bile acids
  • Surgery

Gallstones may take months or even years to dissolve by taking drugs. This method is only recommended to those people who are not able to have surgery. The usual treatment for symptomatic or complicated gallstones is surgical removal of the gallbladder which is known as cholecystectomy. The surgery can be performed laparoscopic or open. The doctors will probably recommended surgery to remove the gallbladder and the stones, if the patient's health allows it. Surgery may help to prevent future affairs of the abdominal pain and severe complications such as infection in gallbladder and liver or inflammation.

Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon, Chennai has world class facilities to treat gall stones. The clinic has qualified and experienced doctors. The clinic has a team of best doctors to treat the problem of gallbladder provides one of best gall stone Treatment in chennai

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