Last updated: 6 Nov 2021  |  5412 Views  | 



The gallbladder is a small sac under the liver that stores bile before it is released into the intestines when eaten. which serves to digest fats in food Cholecystitis is caused by gallstones blocking the biliary tract.

Inflammation of the gallbladder is caused by gallstones blocking the urinary tract. or from other causes such as infection, diabetes, sickle cell disease found in old men Patients are bedridden. Other factors can cause cholecystitis, such as age, sex, obesity, fatty foods. losing weight too fast medication and pregnancy

Pain in the upper right abdomen pain radiating to the right shoulder back and chest It hurts more when breathing in or moving. or press down on that position Nausea and vomiting can occur after eating greasy food. Low body temperature, yellowing of the skin, pale eyelids, itching of the skin can occur due to obstruction of the bile duct before it is released into the intestines. when infection causing high fever and chills

From the history taking, physical examination X-ray blood test do ultrasound to confirm the diagnosis If the ultrasound results are not clear, the HIDA scan must be repeated.


Boxectomy to remove gallstones, with four small incisions on the abdomen If endoscopic surgery is not possible Normal abdominal surgery is necessary, which may require a longer stay in the hospital. Gallbladder removal has no effect on daily life. But there may be indigestion when eating oily food 6-12 months after the gallbladder is removed. After that, the symptoms will gradually improve.

Things to do

You should inform your doctor if you suspect pain is caused by gallstones.

Tell your doctor if you have a fever or stomach pain.

should maintain a healthy weight

don't do

Do not fast for long periods of time or any unusual food.


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